An Inflammatory Headline [4:39 pm]
But some serious work going on. I know more about GENI than others, so it’s nice to see a rundown. Fundamentally, the real challenge here has to do with something that’s very new to the engineering experience — how to design taking social and institutional considerations into account, not merely technical ones: Researchers explore scrapping Internet — pdf
The idea may seem unthinkable, even absurd, but many believe a “clean slate” approach is the only way to truly address security, mobility and other challenges that have cropped up since UCLA professor Leonard Kleinrock helped supervise the first exchange of meaningless test data between two machines on Sept. 2, 1969.