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Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Top Billing! DemocracyNow! “An Incredible Soul”: Larry Lessig Remembers Aaron Swartz After Cyberactivist’s Suicide Before Trial

 

Global Guerrillas -How an Internet of Drones will be Built: Think 2,400 baud and Dronet: Think Interactive TV (iTV)

 

Something as big as Dronet (and Internet of drones) isn’t going to emerge overnight, fully functional, for a variety of reasons.

A big reason is that it’s too risky for a big company to invest the billions required to lock up a section of it.  

Here’s why, by way of a story. 

Back in 1994, before I became Forrester‘s first Internet analyst, I did a bit of consulting for a big Telco on the potential of interactive television (iTV).  

They were stuck.  The money it required to build an iTV network was huge and all of it had to be invested upfront before it made any money…..

SWJ Blog -French Operations in Mali Roundup

Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf 

Huffington Post-Darrell Issa Probing Prosecution Of Aaron Swartz, Internet Pioneer Who Killed Himself

DefenseNews -Nathaniel Fick, Former CNAS Chief, Heads Cyber Targeting Firm

VB -Do this now, before Facebook’s Graph Search embarrasses you

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