The White House made a big statement about (digital) identity theft on Friday, with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke announcing a public-private sector effort, National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC). “The administration hopes to see a robust trusted ID market in the U.S. in three to five years,” according to PC World. The trusted […]
What’s Wrong With This Picture?
This is a map of the United States (it cost us $200 million) that depicts terrestrial mobile wireless coverage. As presented, the coverage appears seamless. I’m here to tell you that is not the case. Last summer, we drove from Seattle to Minneapolis, in a meandering way. There were plenty of times that I had […]
From Gizmodo: AT&T’s online ordering system collapsed today, with Apple and AT&T sales folks reverting to tried-and-true technology: paper. They had to write down pre-order requests. I corroborated the collapse of the online ordering system, by logging in to my AT&T account and attempting to negotiate the pre-order option. Note that AT&T is providing a […]