In the past 10 years, the processing and delivery of information to human being has been accelerating in an exponential way. Is it a good thing for us human beings and can we handle it? Are we going to drown in an ocean of e-junk flooding the Internet?
Hier le 16 novembre, les abonnés de Orange France ont connu des difficultés d’accès à Internet liées à une panne de leurs serveurs DNS. C’est la deuxième fois depuis la rentrée que l’opérateur rencontre des difficultés sur ses DNS. Voici un résumé de la situation sur la base des éléments qui ont pu être collectes sur différents réseaux sociaux et sites web.
During a weekend in Yangon, I could test the mobile broadband, two years and a half after my last visit which was just before the new entrants, Ooredoo and Telenor, started to rollout their networks. At that time, MPT was solely dominating the market and mobile broadband was reserved for the priviledged.
Recently I have been trying to find studies on how people consume data on Internet during a typical day, in order to find out what is the proportion of data volume actually done in conditions of mobility and the rest which done in fixed locations. Although I think it could be a very interesting subject for a thesis or a research paper, I could not find anything. So I tried to come up my own evaluation.
Not long after Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) went IPO, I bought a bunch of shares to see what would happen with this company. It cost me around 35€ per share including the transaction fees which is 38.50 USD equivalent. So as of today I potentially lost more than 50% of the investment I made. Continue reading →
Every new mobile communication generation comes with the deployment of additional radio frequency bands to support the massive growth of data volumes. With 4G LTE, there are more than 50 frequency bands standardized (if we combine LTE FDD and TD-LTE). But should we be worried at all those cell towers around us and the potential effects on our health?