A little sidebar of the Telecommedy site.
posted by Scott | 11:07 AM |Aussie incumbents following the RBOC marketing model and spiel.
posted by Scott | 11:03 AM |Selling VoIP to a customer base that still uses dial-up?
posted by Scott | 10:41 AM |Tuesday, March 01, 2005 Costa Rica is apparently out of criminals
posted by Scott | 6:37 AM |Thursday, February 24, 2005 So many taglines, so little time (example: Hey baby, want to interface with my network?)
posted by Scott | 3:54 PM |What a great title: "Why your broadband sucks"
posted by Scott | 3:52 PM |Hey Ma Bell, someone's keeping score. (As a side note, what's the significance of the red bush?)
posted by Scott | 3:48 PM |Wednesday, February 23, 2005 It's hard to improve on a headline like "Hungry Field Mice Knock Out Phone Network"
posted by Scott | 1:11 PM |Tuesday, February 22, 2005 This is so wrong. Eminem gave his number to Paris Hilton?!
posted by Scott | 3:13 PM | LinkInsert cell phone condom joke here.
posted by Scott | 3:12 PM | LinkThursday, February 17, 2005 They see their parents do it and they want to do it, too.
posted by Scott | 5:02 PM |Isn't that always the way? The guy with the big bank account loses the the guy with the sexy looks and New York attitude.
posted by Scott | 5:01 PM |Wednesday, February 16, 2005 Perfect gift for the executive in your life.
posted by Scott | 2:44 PM |Tuesday, February 15, 2005 Titanic spokesman: "No, we're not panicking. There are plenty of lifeboats left."
posted by Scott | 10:29 AM |WSJ endorses government involvement in broadband. Cats lie down with dogs, sheep with lions.
posted by Scott | 10:16 AM |Monday, February 14, 2005 Where are the chaperones???!!!
posted by Scott | 9:02 AM |Thursday, February 10, 2005 The hot new cell phone from Motorola
posted by Scott | 4:30 PM | LinkThe sudden flurry of interest in the last girl available for the big dance.
posted by Scott | 2:40 PM |Announcing MCI's new VoIP product 'MCI Skipe'
posted by Scott | 2:21 PM |Wednesday, February 09, 2005 The Queen is Dead
posted by Scott | 7:06 PM |How dare Verizon roll out a cutting-edge service first in areas that can afford it! Capitalist pigs!
posted by Scott | 6:58 PM |Tuesday, February 08, 2005 Telecomm technology improves even centuries-old entertainment.
posted by Scott | 1:07 PM |Monday, February 07, 2005 THIS time there will be competition. Really. We promise.
posted by Scott | 4:08 PM |RBOC/MSO Response: Yes, but our customers really prefer speeds 900 times slower than that. Too much speed can be dangerous!
posted by Scott | 3:17 PM |Today's Much Appreciated and Highly Commercial Waste of Bandwidth
posted by Scott | 9:31 AM |Thursday, February 03, 2005 Great. Now everyone's doing it. Wasn't the telephony monopoly broken up some time back?
posted by Scott | 11:56 AM |In other news, Carly announces new food-service initiative at HP, touts synergy with computer and printer divisions.
posted by Scott | 9:27 AM | LinkWednesday, February 02, 2005 Reality check for telecom geeks. We really are a very small minority.
posted by Scott | 1:47 PM |I got your synergy right here.
posted by Scott | 1:24 PM |Today's Much Appreciated and Milk-from-your-nose Funny Waste of Bandwidth
posted by Scott | 9:33 AM |Tuesday, February 01, 2005 Synergy/Hyperbole Overload: 'The cost synergies as we rationalize network assets are the greatest opportunities for synergies that I have seen'
posted by Scott | 1:56 PM |Today's Much Appreciated and Rather Fowl Waste of Bandwidth
posted by Scott | 1:43 PM |What is 'almost a dozen'? Eleven?
posted by Scott | 1:34 PM |Monday, January 31, 2005 Public cell phone users just got a lot more annoying. We foresee lot of inavdertent (and intentional) smacking.
posted by Scott | 2:56 PM |Today's Much Appreciated and Slightly Unsanitary Waste of Bandwidth
posted by Scott | 11:38 AM |In case you wondered if the merger might be good for telecom suppliers. (Hint: The answer rhymes with 'blow'.)
posted by Scott | 11:24 AM |Magalomaniacal quote of the day, 'BellSouth's claim is that because their own affiliated ISP service ... already controls a huge majority of the market ... squashing the rest of the competition isn't likely to impact the market much.'
posted by Scott | 9:14 AM |Friday, January 28, 2005 These announcements were a dime a dozen a few years ago. It's pretty exciting to us Telecomm Geek types to see one show up again. Kind of like spotting a rare yellow-bellied sapsucker.
posted by Scott | 9:51 PM |So what is the New York Times saying with this photograph? Who do you think is represented by the old handset and who by the snazzy cell phone? Registration or BugMeNot required.
posted by Scott | 3:39 PM |Today's Highly Appreciated and Somewhat Scatalogical Waste of Bandwidth
posted by Scott | 3:29 PM |Thursday, January 27, 2005 Today's Much Appreciated and Incredibly Appropos Waste of Bandwidth
posted by Scott | 2:31 PM | LinkPhone monopoly breakup? What phone monopoly breakup?
posted by Scott | 10:05 AM |Wednesday, January 26, 2005 Paying $40 a month for 2Mbps cable while colleagues in Asia pay less for 20 times more speed? Cheer up! At least you're supporting the cable industry.
posted by Scott | 2:45 PM |The perils of unchecked instant messaging.
posted by Scott | 11:52 AM |Ever wondered how caller ID works? Want to impress people at parties with your obscure telephony-related knowledge?
posted by Scott | 11:50 AM |Suing your VCs? Who knew that was an option?
posted by Scott | 11:47 AM | LinkToday's Much Appreciated and Timely Waste of Bandwidth
posted by Scott | 9:00 AM |Tuesday, January 25, 2005 Makes you wonder what the cabbies do with the other ones, doesn't it?
posted by Scott | 2:43 PM |Today's Much Appreciated and Ballmer-Approved Waste of Bandwidth
posted by Scott | 11:45 AM |Monday, January 24, 2005 Angry monkeys dicussing the merits of VDSL and FTTP. Some smart monkeys, but quite a bit of baring teeth and squawking, too.
posted by Scott | 3:44 PM |Weebles (and cell phones?) wobble but they don't fall down.
posted by Scott | 11:59 AM |Today's Much Appreciated and A Bit Scary Waste of Bandwidth
posted by Scott | 9:52 AM |Friday, January 21, 2005 Be careful when breaking up with a fellow geek. They can be quite creative.
posted by Scott | 3:29 PM |Today's Fascinating and Much Appreciated Waste of Bandwidth. (Hasselblad ahead of Nympho? Imagine that!)
posted by Scott | 9:05 AM | LinkAT&T: Stupid Investment of the Week (it's a quote, not a humorous observation)
posted by Scott | 8:57 AM |Thursday, January 20, 2005 Cans't thou hear me now, Minas Tirith
posted by Scott | 3:28 PM |Puts new meaning into the joke with the punchline, 'I keep dialing myself'
posted by Scott | 3:21 PM |FTTH Blog. Not particularly funny, but interesting.
posted by Scott | 9:58 AM | LinkToday's Much Appreciated and Absolutely Hilarious Waste of Bandwidth
posted by Scott | 9:45 AM |Gentlemen, place your bets. I've got $5 on Nortel.
posted by Scott | 9:37 AM |OK, it's not telecomm-geek related - more generic-geek related. But has the Star Wars franchise really sunk this low?
posted by Scott | 9:31 AM |Wednesday, January 19, 2005 Now available - cellphones priced by the pound.
posted by Scott | 1:04 PM |Is the telecomm industry is such bad shape that we'll actually accept payment in mall-based Italian comestibles?
posted by Scott | 9:41 AM |Tons o' Technology Blogs (or) Geeks with Free Time
posted by Scott | 9:24 AM |How many degrees of separation between you and Donald Trump's newest lackey?
posted by Scott | 9:04 AM |Tuesday, January 18, 2005 Really long distance calling. (Dad, I'm stuck in the mud, can you come get me?)
posted by Scott | 1:45 PM |Today's Much Appreciated Waste of Enormous Amounts of Time and Bandwidth
posted by Scott | 1:11 PM |And you thought that the guy on the train with the fancy new flip phone was obnoxious.
posted by Scott | 10:16 AM |Didn't Verizon just let go several folks from their Massachusetts office? Probably a coincidence.
posted by Scott | 9:37 AM | LinkI, Too, am a geek.
posted by Scott | 9:11 AM |SCary TElevision geeks!
posted by Scott | 9:10 AM |AIEEEE! It's a bunch of electrical geeks!
posted by Scott | 9:09 AM |O SAy, can you see a bunch of optical geeks?
posted by Scott | 9:09 AM |Friday, January 14, 2005 You think YOUR telecomm job is tough?
posted by Scott | 4:07 PM |To REALLY impress the bearded brethren, get a speaking slot at Geeknik.
posted by Scott | 3:32 PM | LinkToday's Really Freaky and Much Appreciated Waste of Bandwidth
posted by Scott | 7:19 AM |Thursday, January 13, 2005 Today's Much Appreciated Waste of Bandwidth
posted by Scott | 2:25 PM | LinkA rabbit and a wolf weigh in on the debate.
posted by Scott | 9:55 AM |The Progress & Freedom from Broadband in Rural Areas Blog
posted by Scott | 9:51 AM | LinkCajun Fiber. Warning - Spicy!
posted by Scott | 9:50 AM |Wednesday, January 12, 2005 Headline #1: Telecomm Hardware Startup Receives Funding.
posted by Scott | 8:54 PM |The biggest risk is them getting slapped for yammering on and on while reasonable adults are nursing hangovers at Starbucks.
posted by Scott | 2:08 PM |Now, even your writing instruments are smarter than you are.
posted by Scott | 11:59 AM |Today's Eggegious and Much Appreciated Waste of Bandwidth
posted by Scott | 11:40 AM | LinkOK, OK, a ton of VCs blog. It would have been more surprising, in retrospect, if one had been operating completely independently.
posted by Scott | 10:58 AM | LinkSucking up to VCs for cash: a 10-point guide.
posted by Scott | 9:48 AM | LinkThey look so much happier in their photos
posted by Scott | 9:15 AM | LinkTuesday, January 11, 2005 Everything you never wanted to know about your cable modem. And more.
posted by Scott | 5:03 PM |VCs are Bloggers, too! Whodathunkit?
posted by Scott | 5:01 PM | LinkTry this sometime: Gee, teacher/professor/boss/mistress of pain. My assignment was only one day late. I thought up to one year was acceptable practice these days.
posted by Scott | 1:41 PM |The indispensible acronym to English converter
posted by Scott | 1:26 PM | LinkNo joke, you can really learn a lot about telecom here.
posted by Scott | 1:25 PM |Pining for the days of 5.25 inch diskettes? Got a cell phone and lots of free time?
posted by Scott | 9:01 AM |Monday, January 10, 2005 Fiber to the Village (FTTV) added to the acronym list. You can get 2Mbps for $2 per month at your house, right?
posted by Scott | 2:31 PM | LinkJust don't point it at any airplanes, ok?
posted by Scott | 2:06 PM |Something to think about the next time your computer makes an odd noise.
posted by Scott | 11:17 AM |Like the Enquirer, no one publicly admits to reading Light Reading
posted by Scott | 8:54 AM |Sunday, January 09, 2005 Signed up for NFOFC yet?
posted by Scott | 8:51 AM |