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Open Web: the shizzle

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Things are wrapping up here at Open Web Vancouver 2008. It’s been an informative (dare I say fun-filled) couple of days here on Raincity’s beautiful corporate waterfront. No one’s commodified the breath-taking view yet, so that’s something… I have to say, any misgivings I had about speaking to a hardcore geek audience have been dispelled. […]

‘Happy hacking’ ended for WiFi nodes

Monday, March 24th, 2008

Virishi wrote an interesting post about Meraki, the company that commercialized MIT’s roofnet technology. Back in October, I wrote about Vancouver’s Free The Net initiative, which is fueled by the idea that neighbourhoods can connect up and to the internet for free. With mesh networking, the need for base stations is eliminated as short P2P […]