Leap second routing fallout

4 days ago

nelson : Leap second routing fallout - Details on the leap second related router mess; 2000 networks briefly offline

Fiber optic sabotage

4 days ago

nelson : Fiber optic sabotage - 10 separate incidents of cables being cut in the Bay Area in the last year

IPv6 update

19 days ago

nelson : IPv6 update - World's slowest network upgrade

Reddit drama

24 days ago

nelson : Reddit drama - Bad people of Reddit being awful

Verizon security idiocy

2 month ago

nelson : Verizon security idiocy - Their webapp trusts your browser's claim of what its IP address is

Spiral Internet now a CA utility

2 month ago

nelson : Spiral Internet now a CA utility - Small Nevada County ISP has a plan to bring fiber to the home in rural California

HTTP/2 for geeks

2 month ago

nelson : HTTP/2 for geeks - Readable slides quickly explaining the state of HTTP/2

1957 Navy teletype network

2 month ago

nelson : 1957 Navy teletype network - Schematic map

.SUCKS shakedown

3 month ago

nelson : .SUCKS shakedown - New TLD seems to exist solely for extortion

IPv4 address market

3 month ago

nelson : IPv4 address market - Romanians selling 32 bit numbers for $10/addresses

DDoS visualization

3 month ago

nelson : DDoS visualization - Global statistics; the attack types graph is particularly interesting

Chinese Mobile App UI Trends

4 month ago

nelson : Chinese Mobile App UI Trends - Invaluably detailed info for how Chinese mobile apps differ from US

Reddit's moderation problem

4 month ago

nelson : Reddit's moderation problem - Great article about the troublesome but productive community

mathowie leaving metafilter

4 month ago

nelson : mathowie leaving metafilter - The founder and operator of my favorite online community is moving on

Andy Baio : Matt Haughey retires from Metafilter - 16 years is a long time, and he's handling the transition in the best way possible

Internet Resistance

6 month ago

nelson : Internet Resistance - Fun looking art class at CMU

BART WiFi update

6 month ago

nelson : BART WiFi update - The company they chose to install has failed to deliver

O3b Networks

7 month ago

nelson : O3b Networks - Satellite Internet from Medium Earth Orbit; better latency than geosync

TCPINC working group

8 month ago

nelson : TCPINC working group - IETF group to add encryption extensions to TCP

Long Hazlitt profile on Metafilter

8 month ago

Andy Baio : Long Hazlitt profile on Metafilter - 15 years in, still one of the most powerful examples of a true community online

nelson : Metafilter profile - Long piece about one of my favorite places on the Web

Notes From Behind the Firewall

8 month ago

nelson : Notes From Behind the Firewall - Quick overview of some differences in the parallel Chinese Internet

UDP in practice

9 month ago

nelson : UDP in practice - Some data for low bandwidth UDP uses

BGP 512k problem

9 month ago

nelson : BGP 512k problem - Detailed analysis of the routing problem that screwed the Internet in August 2014

RIP Yahoo Directory

9 month ago

nelson : RIP Yahoo Directory - Yahoo's first product, one of the first Web commercial products ever, at end of life

Andy Baio : Yahoo to close Yahoo directory - the original Yahoo product, killed off in a footnote


10 month ago

nelson : WhatIsMyIPv6? - IP address detector that's IPv6 aware

Wi-Fi Direct

10 month ago

nelson : Wi-Fi Direct - Ad hoc wifi made into a standard