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Author - Larry Press
Cuba Tech: The Case for Connecting Gaspar Social Streetnet and the Internet
Confessions of an Ex Cord Cutter: Why I Spliced The Cord and Changed My Ways
Cuba: No Country for Slow DSL Home Internet Plans
Rural Tech: The Hows and Whys of Do-It-Yourself Fiber
What Will The Cuba Internet Be Like? Old Havana Hints At Cost, Speed
Trump Archive: Ending the Internet’s Age of Innocence
The Latest Chinese Firm To Enter Cuba is Haier: What You Need To Know
Trump Sec. of State Pick Rex Tillerson Headed US-Russia Oil Firm [UPDATED]
What It Means: A Google Deal with Cuba
Donald Trump on Cuba: What His Tweets Reveal
Google Fiber in Cuba? Here’s How It Might Look
Paramedia: We Need A Hero To Save Us From Fake News. Could It Be ICANN?
Is Net Neutrality a Dead Duck Under Donald Trump?
On WiFi Gigabit: Why VR and AR Firms Are Going Wild for WiGig
Artemis pCell: The Antidote for Google Fiber Disappointment?
Larry Press: Lies, Damned Lies and Politifact
A Look Inside El Paquete, Cuba’s Black Market Entertainment Pack [exclusive]
The Cuba Internet’s Real Problem? Political Correctness
Hurray for Havanawood: Cuba’s Movie Biz Is Set to Explode
Larry Press: This Is What’s Stopping The Cuban Internet
Tesla Model 3 vs The Original Macintosh: The Big Different
The Los Angeles Startup Scene – Looking Back and Ahead
For Cuba The Internet Is A Work in Progress
Larry Press: Why the U.S. Voted No on Cuba Embargo Resolution
Larry Press: Cuban Mobile Apps, Can They Be Sold in The U.S.?
Telecommunicating Emotion: From Hole in Space to WiFi in Cuba
Popular Cuban Blog Chiringa de Cuba Has Been Suspended
China Wins First Round of Cuban Internet Investment [analysis]
El Paquete Update — Cuba’s Largest Private Employer?
Cuban Internet: This Will Be Harder Than It Looks
UCLA Higher Ed Survey: Online Classes Now Start Earlier Than Ever
Verizon in Cuba: Data And Cellular Roaming Introduced
Cuban Internet: Huge Hype for Miniscule Access
CCTV America Puts A Rosy Lens on Cuba [video]
¡Vámanos En Linea! How To Get on New Cuba Wi-Fi Hotspots
Cuban Internet: Video on Neighborhood Hacker LAN in Cuba [video]
Bitcoin Debuts in Cuba: Public WiFi Used to Make First Transaction
OnHub: Why Is Google Bothering With A $200 WiFi Router?
On Cuba and Google: Where’s The Trust? [news analysis]
Leaked ETECSA Presentation Reveals Cuban Home Connectivity Plan
Cuban Internet: Universities Get Fiber [analysis]
Cuba Internet: Traffic Moves from Satellite to Undersea Cable [analysis]
US Trade Restrictions with Cuba: Larry Press’ Draft Testimony Here
Cuba Wi-Fi Access Plan: A Fiber Backbone Outline?
Space Race Heats Up: Airbus to Make Satellites for OneWeb
Cuba Releases Broadband Connectivity Plan
Cuba Wi-Fi Access Plan: How The Cuban Net Will Shape Up
U.S. Senate Proposes Two Dueling Cuban Commerce Laws
SpaceX to Test Internet Service Satellites: Analysis
Cuba’s New UIC: Why It Matters
The Future (and Past) of Cuban Startups [analysis]
Connecting All Cuban Schools in 3 Years? Been There, Done That
TeachTech: Three Elon Musk Videos to Inspire Your Students
U.S. And Cuba Internet Talks Moving Slowly
Greg Wyler, OneWeb and Satellite Internet
Balloons and Fiber: Connecting the Developing World
Open Access to the Internet in Cuba: Big News or Not?
5G Mobile: Narrowing the Digital Divide
The Internet Routes Around Censorship
Do Global ISPs Require Unique Regulation?
A New Bargaining Chip? The Guantánamo Undersea Cable
Cuba Commentary: Will Internet Access Be Expanded?
A History of Computer Science at the RAND Corporation
Roku Miracast: Goodbye Chromecast
Whac-a-Mole: On Dictators vs. the Internet
CBS All Access Works Poorly, and It Has Commercials
A Closer Look: How Alibaba Compares with US Companies Now
Larry Press: Why I Won’t Buy Ebola.Com
Nobel Laureate Jean Tirole’s Lessons for Silicon Valley
Netflix Comcast Deal: The Costs We Bear
Larry Press: Where USDS and 18F Come In
Larry Press: An Algebra I Story
The TWiT Brick House: My Visit to Podcast Mecca
Tour De France 2014 Apps for Android, Apple iOS
The Chromebase, a Revolution in Desktop
Aereo’s Platform in Demand After Supreme Court Rule
A New Course for Financing Entry-level Training
ISPs, Content Providers, Customers (analysis)
Flash Boys and Real-life High-frequency Trading (commentary)
Larry Press: Comcast Data Caps and Cord Cutter Pain (analysis)
Korean Internet Faster and Cheaper than U.S. (commentary)
Chromebook vs. Laptop (analysis)
Office for the iPad — Too Late?
Short MOOCs: A New Trend for MOOCs?
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Calls for Strong Net Neutrality
Capturing Egypt’s Never Ending Story (podcast)
A Twitter Lesson for Turkish PM Erdogan: Net Routes Around Censorship
Larry Press: Problems with the New Roku 3? (analysis)
ISP Competition: Testing Time Warner Cable’s Public Wi-Fi Access
Larry Press: An Infographic on MOOCs
Larry Press: How I Reduced My Cable Bill by Nearly $40
Larry Press: Venezuela vs. the Internet
Google Gears Up for ISP Competition
Larry Press: Comcast Hasn’t Done Anything Wrong…Yet
MWC 2014: European Commission Predicts 5G Internet of Things Applications in 2020
Larry Press: Cable Companies Pressure Google Fiber, Municipal Broadband
Larry Press: 1984 Apple Super Bowl Ad, Early Mac Reviews Here
Sebastian Thrun Champions Lifelong Vocational Education
Why I Will Buy One of the New Chromebooks
The iPhone 5s Leaps Ahead, If You Build It, They Will Come
CBS 60 Minutes Broadcast on Facial Recognition
Google + edX = Mooc.org
Technology — Where Do We Draw the Line?
Google Chromecast: Production Issues or Legal Hardball?
Engelbart Photo Tribute
Doug Engelbart: A Tribute
Google Fiber: The Conspiracy Theorists Were Right (commentary)
Larry Press: On the Status of Cuba Netizens
Larry Press Deep Dive: Cuba-Jamaica Undersea Cable Turns On
The Job Search for the Class of 2012 (infographic)
Facebook Graph Search: The Tragedy of the Commons, Commentary
Babson Online Learning Survey: MOOCs By the Numbers
Larry Press: Internet Impressions from Yangon, Myanmar (gallery)
Weakening Cartel: Dish TV Morphing Into Dish TV and Mobile?
Windows 8 Usability, Cord Cutting: Yet Another Tech Show
Hurricane Sandy Internet Outage: Animation, Analysis
Playon.tv: Not Ready for Prime Time
Bill O’Reilly vs. Jon Stewart 2012: Rumble video
T-Mobile and MetroPCS Merger: If You Can’t Join Them, Beat Them
Ting: MVNO Says BYOD
Google Experiments with Gmail and Semantic Search
Google Fiber Kansas City: What It Costs, How It Works and Should You Get It?
Larry Press: Cheap cords, no cord cutting, no problemo
Higgs Boson, the Web: CERN’s Greatest Hits and the Cernettes
Larry Press: Aereo Antenna Tech Explainer, Patents and Why You Should Care
Apple, Aereo Beat ABC TV: Broadcasters Plan Appeal (full complaints here)
Higgs Weeps: At CERN, Higgs Boson “God” Particle Excites, Ignites
Larry Press: Can Sprint’s Virtual Wireless Carriers Compete?
Larry Press: From Ballistics to Programming — IEEE Spectrum (podcast and video)
Larry Press: Undersea Cable Linking Venezuela to Cuba and Jamaica “Operational” But Quiet
Google Knowledge Graph: How it Works, How to See if You’re In It
Aereo: How It Works and How It’s Working So Far
TED Talks: Rob Reid and the $8 Billion Apple iPod (video)
Microsoft Research: How to Make a Video Cliplet (freeware)
Ora.TV, Aereo: Moguls Carlos Slim, Barry Diller Jumpstart Internet TV
We Need Historical Hashtag Data
Levelator Freeware: Adjust Sound Levels the Easy Way
Barry Diller, Aereo: Tiny Antennae and Great Big Lawsuits?
Barry Diller Backs Aereo: Live TV Hits the Net
Online Super Bowl Streaming: Larry Press Is Underwhelmed
Microsoft Windows 8 Beta and App Store Launch February
The Arab Spring: Internet Images Bring It Home
Verizon FiOS: Or Is It Just Time to Cut the Coax?
NFL Superbowl XLVI: Will Live Stream for First Time, Along with Pro Bowl and Playoffs
Apple iPad: How to Touch Type Easily with the TouchFire Overlay
Apple SiriProxy: Mainstreaming Speech Recognition through Hobbyists
Apple iPad: WiFi Is Weak, Says Larry Press