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The solar battery monitor

I’ve decided it was time I found a way to monitor my solar panels

Continue Reading June 17, 2016 at 2:45 pm Leave a comment

The Investigation of Packets

So overall I give Internet connection records – 5/10, mostly because the requirements seem to have been written before the advent of cloud computing and webmail.

Continue Reading November 13, 2015 at 3:38 pm Leave a comment

The Jumping Janus.

This white drone can’t jump, but it can be controlled over webRTC.

Continue Reading February 4, 2015 at 12:05 pm 2 comments

The worst WebRTC demo yet.

The demo seems calculated to make webRTC look useless.

Continue Reading January 7, 2015 at 3:39 pm 3 comments

The Duke’s signet ring.

This isn’t tenable, the password count is about to explode. We need better, more sensible authentication and security

Continue Reading September 29, 2014 at 12:03 pm Leave a comment

The practicalities of running a laptop on solar power.

If I start the day with a fully charged laptop, I can work for 10 hours and still be on 100%.

Continue Reading July 23, 2014 at 6:41 pm 7 comments

The wrong side of history – where the telcos are now.

The telcos blew it. Their fate was sealed when they focussed more on what governments and their regulators want than their customers. They are, as I said over dinner at MWC this year, “on the wrong side of history”.

Continue Reading December 9, 2013 at 12:21 pm Leave a comment

The name of a Rose

WebRTC is heading into this battlefield. So far the standards groups have managed to dodge the issue by leaving the whole matter of signalling as an exercise to the implementor.

Continue Reading May 11, 2013 at 3:08 pm Leave a comment

The Countess of Lovelace, ordinary or exceptional?

She was an extraordinary woman, exceptionally rich, well educated and clever. She was often ill as a child. Her father (Lord Byron) was hardly conventional, these factors combined to give her the opportunity to explore and develop her mathematical abilities, a thing that very few women of her time (however rich) were allowed to do

Continue Reading March 24, 2010 at 2:45 pm 1 comment

The benefits of a managed spectrum

We also found that there was widespread use of 900Mhz Wifi equipment … This was a surprise, especially since 900Mhz is designated by the ITU as spectrum for licensed mobile …

Continue Reading March 10, 2010 at 9:46 am 5 comments

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