The more important the technology, the more ruthlessly and brutally it will be mocked.
An interview with Robert Taylor, former manager of Xerox PARC, shows TCP/IP designs were based a lot on the PARC Universal Packet (PUP) networking protocol suite.
A server going down can really muck things up for any business. Also problematic, and costly, though, are slow servers, databases and networks.
Companies store lots of customer data – including personally identifiable information – raising concerns about the cost to store that data, as well as the need to secure it.
When disaster strikes and internet access is knocked out, how can you communicate? Ham radios and IP over Avian Carriers are two options.
The current way open computing standards are decided is broken. Deciding what to replace it with, though, is difficult. There’s no one easy solution.
The new version of Nextcloud includes end-to-end encryption and enterprise key management.
The World Wide Web Consortium’s decision to keep votes about DRM secret and that it censured the EFF for “disclosing even vague sense of a vote” raises concerns.