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Posts on ‘August 22nd, 2006’

News on Mobile Devices

Dave Winer is excited by the ability of mobile devices to show news, and has created a service to show the NY Times on a Blackberry. Great stuff. I’ve been reading news on my Treo for some time, using the RSS reader HandRSS (now QuickNews). What Dave has done looks easier for users, and therefore […]

Better Communications in Anarchy

At the Strong Angel III demonstration in San Diego, where lots of folks are testing “the interoperability, reliability, and flexibility of proposed social and technical solutions” in disaster recovery, there’s been a serious breakdown of communications, at least wireless data using WiFi. A classic tragedy of the commons, which I’ll describe more when the network […]