Archives for July 2012

AT&T Sucks Too

[New Update: The latest outrage is equally offensive: making you pay extra to use communication services like Apple’s FaceTime over cellular (link). You are already paying for bits by the drink on a capped data plan. Bits are bits. Why on earth should you have to pay a surcharge for certain types of bits?  (I know, I know, it is high bandwidth traffic that taxes the network and demands low latency.  But you know what?  Not my problem.  Invest the capital to make the network work. That’s the business telcos are in.]

[Original Post]: Quick rant to observe the utter stupidity [Read more…]

Scratchpaper Recommended Links [Ed. 0008 / Mixed]

Latest selection of the best stuff I’ve seen lately across some of the ScratchPaper focus areas. This time we have items in Communication, Crowd Sourcing, CyberSecurity, Entrepreneurship, Gadgets, Google, Green, Internet/Big Data/Internet of Things, Media/Publishing, Mobile, New Urbanism, Photography, and Social Networking, including items on The 4 Cardinal Sins of Work Communication, 7 Ways to Improve a Bad Day, The Rise of Mobile Photography, and World Solar Power Goes Parabolic.  Enjoy. [Read more…]