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Blog Archive for scottschram during January 2006

O'Reilly has introduced a new service called "Rough Cuts" that gives pre-publication access to books as they are being written. It's an opportunity for early adopters to use the material and offer feedback to the author and editor. The books are priced reasonably for online access, with an option to purchase the print version when it is released. Of the initial four titles, "Ajax Hacks: Rough...
boston.com reports that "AT&T Inc. and BellSouth Corp. are lobbying Capitol Hill for the right to create a two-tiered Internet, where the telecom carriers' own Internet services would be transmitted faster and more efficiently than those of their competitors." There's no way Bellsouth's tiered speeds is gonna work for them long term. The reason is, whatever content they offer at high speeds...