Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

From a hotel conference room in Palo Alto, 1973…

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Just goes to show you – the early ’70s were hugely important times, building the technology foundation we can’t live without. In today’s New York Times, an interview with two giants of the Internet – Vint Cerf and Robert Kahn.  Vint Cerf – “Everything has expanded by a factor of a million since we turned […]

The Next Big Thing: Facebook and the Network Effect

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

There’s a Silicon Valley technoid sort of thing called the network effect. It’s an algorithm, you know, something from math class. Now, I have to say that I don’t think about algorithms on a daily basis and I bet you don’t either, though in my distant computer networking technology life, I lived that stuff every […]