ecosystem

Broadband Ecosystems

August 15, 2009

Ever since I read Martha Fuentes-Bautista and Nobuya Inagaki’s 2005 paper on wireless internet in Austin, TX I’ve been fascinated by the idea of ‘broadband ecosystems’.

Meraki

Is it Good to Share? A Case Study of FON and Meraki Approaches to Broadband

January 2, 2009

When individuals share their internet connections with others in their communities, how good is that access?

outdoor wifi

Usability of Outdoor Wireless Networks

January 2, 2009

A study of the usability factors related to devices (laptops, internet tablets, phones, etc.), the environment (weather, availability of appropriate seating and power outlets, etc.), and wireless technology (speed, reliability, etc.) for outdoor wi-fi networks.