Stories by Bob Metcalfe

From the Ether

If America Online and Time Warner merge, they must unplug their cable

From the Ether

Linus Torvalds gave the keynote speech at LinuxWorld Expo last month, right after announcing Transmeta Corp. Am I the only one to see that Torvalds and other open-source software revolutionaries are acting out the finale of George Orwell's Animal Farm?

Metcalfe's column: From the Ether

The story of the rebirth of a company, Gofish.com, a B2B exchange for ... fish
Gofish.com is not an online card game. It's a business-to-business exchange company for the seafood industry.

From the Ether

The story of the rebirth of a company, Gofish.com, a B2B exchange for ... fish

From the Ether

Cable television modems (CTMs) and digital subscriber lines (DSLs) are leading in the race to deploy residential broadband. But we all know the eventual winner will be fiber to the home (FTTH).

Metcalfe's column: From the Ether

Microsoft, Internet stocks, residential broadband, Y2K, and AOL-Time Warner
No, I wasn't entirely wrong in 1999 about Microsoft, the year-2000 problem, Internet stocks, residential broadband, and America Online-Time Warner. But who's keeping score?

From the Ether

Microsoft, Internet stocks, residential broadband, Y2K, and AOL-Time Warner

From the Ether

Microsoft, Internet stocks, residential broadband, Y2K, and AOL-Time Warner

From the Ether

An all-optical Internet is the vision of InfoWorld's Internet Plumber of 1999

From the Ether

Jason Philbrook is my Internet service provider in Maine.

Metcalfe's column: From the ether

Open-source sendmail welcomes its commercial cousin, Sendmail Inc.
Let's start this week with some "open source" operating systems history. This will bring us from last week's letter of the week, lambda, to this week's, atsign (@).