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Archive for February, 2008

I think it is fair to say that for a long time we have all been
wondering what will emerge as the dominant business model by means of which carriers to cope with the internet? Will they try to strangle and control it as ATT is-
sticking, no matter what, to their old models about […]

Nicholas Carr, in his new book The Big Switch: Rewiring the World from Edison to Google, describes the evolution of technology in the post Does IT Matter? world. In this slender book Carr shows how the evolution of Google style utility computing is now enabling both enterprises and ordinary citizens to rely on […]

The February issue offers an introductory essay offering a look at the Chicago School of free market economics as responsible for the disappearance of public interest from our political lexicon and a telecom infrastructure where the market has failed the country as a whole. I features an interview with Bill St Arnaud in which Bill […]

The January issue begins with an essay reflecting on commoditization and the industry’s response to either fight change via walled gardens and branded silos or change from a physical supplier to a role empahasizing customer education. It has a major interview with John Curran that makes clear the crisis facing the internet in needing to […]