LOL WUT? It’s the second time FCC refused to release emails about an Ajit Pai comedy skit. — Read on arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/04/fcc-wont-reveal-the-secrets-behind-ajit-pais-anti-net-neutrality-dance-video/
Earlier today, in a thread titled “More Information Regarding the ISOC Anti-spam Project” Vint Cert posted this to the ISOC mailing list. I thought it worth sharing. Stopping spam at the source is hard. Filtering fake source IP addresses may stop some spambot generation but I think the only proven tactic is filtering. For someone on… Read More Vint Cerf on Spam
Interesting… HFT has proven to be singularly destructive. Despite the claims of it defenders, it does not increase market liquidity; it merely increases trading volumes without improving ease of execution. 60% of US stock market trading volume comes from HFT. HFT has undermined how markets operate. Institutional investors have diverted some of their trades to… Read More A Novel Approach to High Frequency Trading
I figure a the yellow pages are sort of telecom, right? So, they should have good internet. And they do.
Intro When the iPhone concept started taking shape at Apple, installed apps were not given much consideration. No plan existed for an installed app marketplace because the WebKit-based iOS Safari mobile browser would be able to do all the work,* thus allowing web apps to be written in a unified standard. And that unified standard… Read More Three Steps to a Fullscreen Web App on iOS Safari
Bandwidth at my new employer. Beat that latency. EDIT: Of course, it’s not always as rosy as it looks.
Can’t wait until this is available on iOS Safari mobile. From your browser you can now upload pictures and videos from the camera as well as sounds from the microphone. via Android 3.0 Honeycomb is first to implement the Device API | David Calhouns Blog.
YAY! Originally developed by Google’s Paul Kinlan, Web Intents are a kind of meta-website API that would allows sites to easily pass data between each other — for example, to edit a photograph or share a URL with friends. via WebKit Offers Early Preview of \’Web Intents\’ | Webmonkey | Wired.com.
I assumed this was already happening, but I guess they are trying to get public approval doe non-stop monitoring. The FBI is asking Internet companies not to oppose a controversial proposal that would require firms, including Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo, and Google, to build in backdoors for government surveillance. via FBI: We need wiretap-ready Web sites… Read More Domestic Surveillance: FBI and Three Others Like This