Tittade precis på Carole Cadwalladr anförande på senaste TED konferensen Facebook’s role in Brexit – and the threat to democracy. Den bästa sammanfattningen jag sett om det hot som sociala medier utgör. Använder du sociala medier bör du absolut titta och reflektera över vad Carole säger.
I like to be in control of most aspects of my own life. I want to make conscious decision on what I spend my attention on. Companies, services, media and gadgets compete for our attention, it even have a name the attention economy.
Ready SIM is a relative new mobile service in the USA that I first read about in this Ars Technica article Ready SIM offers cheap, short-term, and disposable mobile service. When I needed a mobile solution for a trip to the USA recently I luckily remembered that article.
In Sweden many municipal owned power companies have been very active in building open optical fiber networks along side their district heating systems, power lines etc. Our local power company Jämtkraft is one of them. I worked for Jämtkraft before I went to university, it’s a good company.
The AirTel GPRS (EDGE) service on my iPhone that I wrote about earlier is working well but a little slow. Something like 60 Kbit/s down and 40 Kbit/s up at best. For Twitter and some e-mail on the iPhone it’s ok but when connecting a MacBook via tethering it’s to slow.
Airtel in India has a nice offer with unlimited GPRS (actually EDGE in cities) for 474 Rs. (€7) per month for pre paid accounts. Perfekt when you like me are traveling for some time in the country and want to have a mobil Internet connection.