[Cerowrt-devel] [bufferbloat-fcc-discuss] the real future of the internet starts with fixing todays internet
dave.taht at gmail.com
Sat Apr 9 10:28:08 EDT 2016
On Sat, Apr 9, 2016 at 2:04 AM, Brandon Butterworth
<brandon at rd.bbc.co.uk> wrote:
>> there is quite serious money with the label "Next Generation Internet"
>> attached to it. At least 750 million euro, waiting to be put to good
>> use. Typically the EC expect a consultation like this to yield maybe
>> 50-100 responses, mostly from its usual suspects
> The usual suspects have it sewn up. We do a lot of EU funded work but
> on Future Internet it was mostly spent by a few large telcos and
> nothing useful came of it, we gave up as we were getting nowhere (was
> costing us more in effort we could just use to do the work ourselves)
Well, say that to them, not to me!
>> two decades and billions of Euro's of failed
>> funding have shown that the regular way of working with huge consortia
>> and projects working on fashionable 'innovations' has brought nothing
>> that stuck.
> They did try breaking out of that, reality is they don't get to decide
> what the future is and would be better giving the money to many smaller
> projects to stir up the pool it may evolve out of.
For a goodly portion of my life I've been working off of a superset of
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