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SNS Subscriber Edition Volume 16, Issue 40 Week of November 4, 2013



Wireless AORTA:

The Fourth Place




In This Issue




Q4 2013:

Wireless AORTA:

The Fourth Place

Defining the Bandwidth

"The Fourth Place": You


Quotes of the Week



The Chinese National Business Model: Foreigners Out?

The Science of Internet Assistance, According to Allen


Takeout Window

The H1B Visa Problem:

Lying About Use

Turning a Bad Idea

into a Dangerous One


In Case You Missed It...
Members Making News


Upcoming SNS Events & Media Links


In Other House News...

New Members' Welcome

How to Subscribe

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About SNS

About the Publisher

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Wireless AORTA: The Fourth Place

There are many times when technological change brings unintended consequences. As we move into an era of very high bandwidth everywhere, everything  is about to change.


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