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Refactoring

Don’t be sentimental around your bad ideas. Iterate on them. Martin Molin, Wintergatan, 2021-03-03

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How far we’ve come

I get the Bloomberg Technology email blast every morning, and this one hit home particularly. I can’t believe that I’ve been working in tech for 37 years, and the items she mentions aren’t even the […]

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Wi-Fi 6E

If 2.4 GHz was the paved suburban road leading to your house while 5 GHz was the major double-lane thoroughfare that takes you downtown, Wi-Fi 6E will introduce a new 6 GHz band that’s the […]

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In-person meetings

When in-person meetings disappeared last year, they were replaced with a weird, new kind of Zoom briefing. In some ways it was more efficient: Each moment of a video meeting is dominated by a single […]

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And for those of you homeschooling

I am looking forward to schools reopening and in-person teaching resuming. The tech industry has ballyhooed the potential of online learning for years. Twenty-twenty was the first real test, and it failed badly. Poorer students […]

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The end of Moores Law

This post was originally written on December 2, 2003 Today, ZD Net sent the following paragraph in their daily email news blast: Moore’s Law, as chip manufacturers generally refer to it today, is coming to […]

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Are we there yet?

The IEEE Spectrum magazine of February 2008, in an article on 60Ghz silicon transceivers, said: The electronic devices in our homes and offices will be chattering furiously and wirelessly in another five to 10 years.  […]