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What Do Network Operators Sell to Each Other?
Uta Meier-Hahn — 20 Sep 2016

Comparisons rarely work. They never fit properly; they almost always lead away from the topic. And the audience‘s attention is lost in unimportant details. Therefore, writers do themselves few favours when they use comparisons as stylistic tools. I once read that in a book about speech writing (Franz, 2015). But there is one exception: the remote comparison. The further away the object of comparison, the better. The remote comparison is intended to show how absurd a situation is. The market at the core of the Internet is like a movie without a title.… Read more

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Upgrading the Software Behind RIPE Labs
Upgrading the Software Behind RIPE Labs
Adam Castle — 13 Sep 2016

We are updating the technology behind RIPE Labs and If you are a frequent RIPE Labs editor, you will discover some great new features! At the same time, we also documented our experiences with upgrading to the new version to provide feedback to the Plone community.… Read more