Robin Sloan is a 2002 graduate of Michigan State University, where he majored in economics and minored in Nintendo. He also spent a semester in Bangladesh. After two years of rocking out with Poynter and NewsU, he joined Current, a new cable TV network based in San Francisco.
People used to think 'convergence' meant all devices would morph into one: some kind of incredible ur-device that would check e-mail, play video games, store MP3s, and cook waffles. Not likely. Indeed, we've seen a profusion of devices, not a consolidation. But there's still a kind of convergence at work: These devices are lining up on a continuum, with significant … Read More
Chaser West knows exactly how much all those services cost. But, to be fair, we cribbed it from Om Malik (who cribbed it from Reuters): According to Wall Street estimates, the average monthly cost of an entry-level voice, video and data package from a Baby Bell is about $115 per month, compared with about $130 for similar packages from … Read More
So in the future, we'll all have three prongs of digital goodness in every outlet. But we'll also have flat-rate wireless access for whenever we don't feel like messing with a power strip! Wi-Fi Networking News reports on some new, lower, flatter prices for wi-fi. Om Malik offers some context. What say the Chasers? Which is the broadband … Read More