Fear of peers

There’s clearly plenty of user-experience mischief that can be made upstream of the last mile.

Inspired by Google, Chicago pursues gigabit broadband

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is embarking on a gigabit fiber project, thanks to the suggestion of Google’s Eric Schmidt, taking advantage of the overhaul of its water infrastructure to lay new data pipes. The plan is create 15 tech zones to feed Chicago’s growing startup community.