mathowie leaving metafilter

22 hours 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

2 month ago

nelson : Internet Resistance - Fun looking art class at CMU

BART WiFi update

2 month ago

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

O3b Networks

3 month ago

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

TCPINC working group

4 month ago

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

Long Hazlitt profile on Metafilter

4 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

4 month ago

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

UDP in practice

5 month ago

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

BGP 512k problem

5 month ago

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

RIP Yahoo Directory

5 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


6 month ago

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

Wi-Fi Direct

6 month ago

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

Tom Jennings (1996)

7 month ago

nelson : Tom Jennings (1996) - Early Wired profile of a pioneering network guy

BGP table size

7 month ago

nelson : BGP table size - A 512,000 BGP route limit is breaking the Internet

512k BGP route impact

7 month ago

nelson : 512k BGP route impact - Some of the fallout from the routing debacle on the Internet

512K routes limit

7 month ago

nelson : 512K routes limit - Internet is breaking in various ways because of a static limit in BGP and Cisco routers

NSA knocked Syria offline

7 month ago

nelson : NSA knocked Syria offline - 2012 outage wasn't done by Syrian government; NSA hack team screwed up

Level 3 calls out Verizon

8 month ago

nelson : Level 3 calls out Verizon - Significant Internet backbone provider explains how Verizon is lying about bandwidth

Fastlane ISP

9 month ago

nelson : Fastlane ISP - Parody of what buying Internet may soon look like

Why Perl Didn't Win

9 month ago

nelson : Why Perl Didn't Win - An entire history of Perl written in the past tense

Cities stop fiber ISPs

9 month ago

nelson : Cities stop fiber ISPs - Local laws often grant monopolies to crappy slow ISPs

Maciej Cegłowski on Internet privacy

9 month ago

nelson : Maciej Cegłowski on Internet privacy - Excellent talk about data collection

Andy Baio : The Internet With A Human Face - Maciej Cegłowski on privacy, "Investor Storytime" and the grim state of the modern Internet

BPF - the forgotten bytecode

10 month ago

nelson : BPF - the forgotten bytecode - A tiny little VM built into your kernel for network packet processing

10 month ago

Andy Baio : - so many options for Dillon-Edwards Investments

nelson : - A handy name search tool

Level3 on consumer ISPs

10 month ago

nelson : Level3 on consumer ISPs - "They are deliberately harming the service they deliver to their paying customers."