Amazing progress

I often see comparisons with technology, many of them resonate but seem incomparable. A common one is that the smartphone you carry in 2014 has many times the processing capacity and speed of the mainframe I started working on 40-years ago. Yes, thats me. But today, as I drove into the office, I had a visceral reaction to a directly comparable example. 20-years ago, 1994, I was a technology consultant to the Kingston in Surrey, UK on demand movie streaming project. We had done some prototyping around streaming video on a local area network, the performance capacity and pricing. We … Continue reading Amazing progress