Article Query: Internet Technology
September 15, 2011

Apparently, Netflix’s decision to raise prices by as much as 60 percent is turning into a “horror show” for the company.  Who thought otherwise?  A 60 percent rise in price, or a 50 percent cut in service, either way you look at it this was a critical mistake for Netflix. Netflix’s stock price is down [...]

September 8, 2011

This evening, I ran across a reference to an article entitled, “Four Things I Want You to Remember Me By”, where author Clif Reichard lays out the professional traits he wants to be remembered for as he prepares to retire.  In the article, Clif explains why he lives by the mantra “ethics, customers, profit. Don’t [...]

August 23, 2011

As more incidents of hacking, theft, and data loss make the headlines this week, the question remains as to who is responsible for the lapses in Internet security that make it seemingly easy to commit these types of cyber crime.  Whether it be the public or private sector organization that was targeted, a government body, [...]

August 14, 2011

In a short article I wrote earlier this week, entitled “Social Media, Violence, and Free Speech”, I took aim at British Prime Minister David Cameron and his idea of curtailing online free speech by restricting the use of social media sites to organize protests.  In true “crow eating” fashion, I’m now forced to re-evaluate my [...]

August 12, 2011

In the wake of the violent rioting that rocked several cities in the United Kingdom, British Prime Minister David Cameron has focused on the social media services Facebook and Twitter as co-conspirators in the civil unrest.  Cameron believes that by allowing “free flow of information”, these services contributed to the civil disobedience that occurred in [...]

January 24, 2009

We’re learning this week that we have officially passed the one billion number in terms of people using the Internet. Eric Schonfeld writes in his article on TechCrunch that the number is probably higher than that. One billion is a staggering number, even though it makes up only 15 to 22 percent of the world’s [...]