Stories by Bob Metcalfe

From the Ether

You may be fed up with media coverage on the Cuban kid, but I get only short summaries of his sad story. This is because my exclusive news source each morning is CNN Headline Sports Play of the Day.

From the Ether

Ten days have passed, but the FIRST Robotics Competition -- 14,500 teenagers and 270 robots at a three-day sporting extravaganza in sunny Orlando, Florida -- still chokes me up with tears of joy.

Metcalfe's column: From the Ether

Larry Boucher's third Silicon Valley startup, Alacritech, is launching a new line of NICs (network interface cards). Boucher aims to halve the market for Internet servers by off-loading their TCP/IP protocols.

From the Ether

Larry Boucher's third Silicon Valley startup, Alacritech, is launching a new line of NICs (network interface cards). Boucher aims to halve the market for Internet servers by off-loading their TCP/IP protocols.

From the Ether

There are now a gazillion companies selling software for putting businesses on the Internet.

From the Ether

U.S. CENSUS 2000 is now grossly violating our privacy rights.

From the Ether

Marshall McLuhan famously said, "The medium is the message." I recall hearing this from McLuhan himself, as he was waiting in line for a movie with Woody Allen, in Allen's 1977 movie, Annie Hall.

From the Ether

Growing numbers of us "meterists" are building what I call the Pay-As-We-Go Internet.

Metcalfe's column: From the ether

On February 15, Internet executives gathered at the US White House with Bill Clinton and his National Security Council. They met to make a federal case out of recent cracker attacks on the Internet.

From the Ether

On Feb. 15, Internet executives gathered at the White House with Bill Clinton and his National Security Council. They met to make a federal case out of recent cracker attacks on the Internet.