Enjoyed @doctorow’s Information doesn’t want to be free. It’s an easy to digest discussion of copyright and the internet.
I think he’s absolutely right that we can’t limit humanity’s digital nervous system to protect the business model of the big music and movie companies.
Good startup ideas are not counterintuitive, but in fact obvious, if you talk to users and develop a better model of the world (Startup L. Jackson/Startups and S**t) http://www.techmeme.com/141109/p1#a141109p1
Improve small job completion times by 47% by running full clones. http://highscalability.com/blog/2014/11/3/improve-small-job-completion-times-by-47-by-running-full-clo.html
There was a good article in Communications of the ACM about how to deal with large latency variations a few months ago if you are interested in reading more.