[AusNOG] Long live the NBN. The NBN is dead?! [personal]
david at codify.com
Wed Aug 11 18:18:02 EST 2010
On 11 August 2010 17:45, Mark Newton <newton at internode.com.au> wrote:
> What do the South Koreans do online that's different to us? Basically
> nothing. They use web, they use peer-to-peer apps, they transact
> commerce; All at 100 Mbps.
Oh they use the Internet VERY differently. Our offices used to be in a
building with a 24/7 Korean book store and Internet cafe. It was very
That is what we can look forward to when "ping times" become as much a part
of the political debate as asylum seekers and pink batts scandals. Mind you,
it would be more enjoyable than watching football so maybe that is +1 for
> much the same way that we behave now. Going from no internet access
> to ubiquitous internet access is a transformative step; Going from
> dialup to broadband is also transformative, but perhaps less so.
> But going from broadband to faster broadband? Not so much.
The government ads for the NBN show as much. 110 inch virtual blackboards
with the space shuttle on them in 3D zooming around - WTH!
My inner nerd wants fibre (and 1gbps point to point full duplex for $43bln
dammit) - but the $ are just too much and there are too many other things
more pressing in Australia that should deserve the national attention and $
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