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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.  […]

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Cyber-crime – the growing threat

“It’s growing so quickly that we’ve got to run to stand still” – that is the sobering assessment of the battle against cyber-crime from Steven Wilson head of Europol’s cyber-crime centre. via BBC.com

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ROT

Took the following out of some IT vendor’s email that I got: ROT – redundant, outdated and trivial data – routinely clogs servers making it hard to distinguish the good data from the bad without […]