Category: web & software

Hudson Going Dark on the Web

Hudson, Business and Government, Will Be Demoted in Web Search Results The trend of people accessing the web predominantly on their mobile devices is so strong that Google has announced that as of April 21, 2015 websites that are not mobile…

Internet Access in Hudson- another revisit

I attended a meeting at CGCC Thursday 3/19 where the head of the NY State Broadband Program talked about the $1 billion initiative to bring true broadband to the whole state. 100 MBS everywhere excepting 25 in some really remote…

Internet Access in Hudson – redux

The internet has reached a level of penetration into every aspect of our lives that we need to establish access as an essential utility universally available with some basic level of service provided at a cost accessible to every citizen.

Online Education Leaps Forward

Coursera online courses

Online education has been around for over a decade. Questions abound about the efficacy of e-learning. Here are two TED talks about the move by our flagship higher ed institutions into this space. The first talk by Daphne Koller:  “What we’re learning…

Internet Access and Service Levels in Hudson and Columbia County

The Register Star featured an article today about internet service in the county, “County dials up broadband efforts: Working with local providers and developing a map of who can’t get high-speed Internet access among officials’ goals” By Nathan Mayberg.  Counting the Number…

Goodbye Mid-Hudson Cable – Verizon DSL and a Surprise

We pulled the plug on Mid-Hudson Cable (MHC) for our internet service a couple of weeks ago in favor of Verizon DSL service. I have written about MHC’s terrible service and misrepresentations earlier. Most recently here. Being fortunate enough to…