Bob Frankston

Bob Frankston

Independent Internet Professional
Joined on August 26, 2003 – United States
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Bob has been online and using/building computer networks since 1966. He is the co-creator of the VisiCalc spreadsheet program and the co-founder of Software Arts, the company that developed it, and is a fellow of the IEEE, ACM and the Computer History Museum. Full Bio


Alphabet's Loon Balloons Can Now Cover 1000km of Internet Connectivity via 1 Access Point

5G (and Telecom) vs. The Internet

Beyond Neutrality - Enabling a World of Connected Things

Annual Internet Traffic to Grow More Than 20 Percent, Reaching 1.6 Zettabytes by 2018

The Framing of "IP Transition" Fails to Come to Terms With Real Impact of the Internet

The Internet: Missing the Light

Kuala Lumpur Mandates WiFi for All Restaurants and Bars

The Rising Technical Challenges of Networking at Home

Internet Census: 4 Billion Addresses Just Not Enough for 7 Billion People

FiOS: A Reality Check

ICANN to Drop Yugoslav's .YU Domain

Carriers Are Trying to Take Back Control of the Home Network

Topic Interests

DNSMobile InternetTelecomIPv6SpamNetworksAccess ProvidersInternet ProtocolBroadbandPolicy & RegulationInternet GovernanceVoIPP2PCybersecurityNet NeutralityICANNWirelessWebPrivacyIP AddressingInternet of ThingsCloud ComputingNew TLDsDomain NamesRegional Registries

Recent Blogs

The Internet and My 53 Years Online

As a Service?

A Progressive Web Apps World?

Connectivity as a Vital Consumer Service

From Net Neutrality to Seizing Opportunity

Popular Posts

It's About Connectivity Not The Internet!

5G (and Telecom) vs. The Internet

Ye Olde DNS

Purpose vs Discovery and the Internet as a Dynamic

The Internet: Missing the Light