Internet

A collection of 25 posts

Oct 16, 2020

The secret to successful online meetings and events

The secret to successful online meetings and events

As an event professional I've always been frustrated with the orthodoxy that suggests events and meetings should be typical and boring. It is particularly frustrating and stupid when this logic is applied to online meetings. No surprise that after many months, zoom fatigue is widespread.

Sep 16, 2020

Future Fibre: Cedar Falls Utilities

Future Fibre: Cedar Falls Utilities

CFU is another solid example of municipally own Internet infrastructure that is run by a municipal utility. Much like EPB in Tennessee, there seems to be a definite advantage for municipalities that have their own utility arms.

Aug 31, 2020

The radical benefits of virtual participation

The radical benefits of virtual participation

We tend to have a false collective assumption that health is binary. Either we’re healthy, or we’re sick. If we’re sick, we should be fixed, so we can be healthy again. Otherwise if we remain sick, we’re broken, and then tend to be marginalized by society and sometimes forgotten.

Aug 5, 2020

Future Fibre: Althea

Future Fibre: Althea

Althea combines open source software, accessible hardware, cryptocurrency, and blockchain technology towards achieving a community ISP that can be set up anywhere.

Jul 23, 2020

Future Fibre: Ammon Idaho's open fibre utility

Future Fibre: Ammon Idaho's open fibre utility

Imagine if Internet was neither a significant monthly cost, nor congested due to low speeds and poor connection quality. This is what’s possible when the infrastructure is owned by the public, and the market is configured towards healthy competition.

Jun 26, 2020

Future Fibre: FairlawnGig

Future Fibre: FairlawnGig

FairlawnGig is a municipal broadband utility in Ohio that offers a stellar example of what communities can accomplish when taking control of their Internet.

Jun 16, 2020

Future Fibre: Ubiquiti

Future Fibre: Ubiquiti

Ubiquiti's role in the community and wireless internet provider industry has been substantive and has been a catalyst for their proliferation.

Apr 28, 2020

Future Fibre: Gig City and the continent's fastest internet

Future Fibre: Gig City and the continent's fastest internet

In today’s issue of Future Fibre, let’s take a look at one of the most celebrated and successful stories, EPB, or the Electric Power Board of Chattanooga Tennessee, providers of what may be the world’s fastest residential Internet service, at a blazing 10 Gbit/s.

Apr 15, 2020

Future Fibre: Kaslo infoNet Society

Future Fibre: Kaslo infoNet Society

In the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, KiN, or the Kaslo infoNet Society, has been able to provide high speed broadband Internet to residents at reasonable prices.