a) John Company creates some interesting content (video, audio, website, whatever)
b) An handful of companies (telcom companies) manages sizable portions of internet infrastructure
a) We have many companies producing interesting drinks. Each -kind of- company make a drink, for instance Coke, Beer, Water, Fruit Juice.
b) an handful of companies control special "liquid pipes" that bring not only water to your home, but also all the drinks you want ! You can choose at any time by choosing which drink to have, much like a vending machine, except there is a pipe that brings the drink home
It'll be illicit cable string-ups, short hop fiber links, self-healing mesh networks, multimode physical layers all trying to work together. So, stop throwing out that old hardware. Save those old WiFi cards and bridgeable and/or flashable APs. Save those old P-IIIs, save the RAM, save the mobos and drives. Hell, save those Pringles cans and pigtails, save those oldschool wire-mesh microwave dishes.
Yeah, it'll be work, but it could be entirely ours.
« Older Making any jokes or statements during the screenin... | For those of you suddenly obse... Newer »
This thread has been archived and is closed to new comments
Buy a Shirt