History of technology

Evolution of WiFi

This very large large infographic is from D-Link and mentions the company a few times but it also has some interesting information. Via Techspot

Computers have come a long way

Below is my first computer. It’s the Univac I that I used in graduate school at Harvard in 1956-57. Below that is a recent Intel wearable computer device. Its computing power is far greater than that of the Univac. We’ve come a long way. From this: To this: Source of Intel picture: Techspot

Tuesday links

Online “experts” are full of hot airDick Pountain examines the negativity in online comments Why you should be scared of Comcast and Time Warner Cable mergingAt The Verge, Bryan Bishop explains why he thinks the merger of the two largest cable companies would be bad for consumers. Ok GoogleThere can be little doubt that, just […]

Quote of the week

The startup world is filled with all manner of intentionally misspelled nonwords and incomprehensible baby talk. It’s enough to make one nostalgic for an earlier time when tech names actually meant something.—Evan Dashevsky at TechHive

Quote of the week

One thing that remained static for a long time was the way we interacted with computers. The point-and-click paradigm is now being replaced but this quote from Michael Mace at Mobile Opportunity points out how unchanging things were for years: Take a computer user from 1979 and show them a PC from 1995, and they’ll […]