The Demise of Google Fiber and Internet Under Dirt

If you have not heard the news, Google Fiber is no longer expanding its installation in the 10 markets they service and the head of Google Access (the Google Fiber overlord company), Craig Barratt, is stepping down. DevOps'ish is on hiatus and is not taking new subscribers at this time. Stay tuned to Chris Short's web site for details on future projects and when DevOps'ish will relaunch. Thank you to all subscribers for your years of support. [Read More]

What Does Yahoo's Downfall Teach Us?

If you have not heard, Verizon announced they are going to acquire Yahoo. This ends a very long, drawn out bidding process in what has been the very long death of Yahoo. Yahoo, the brand, probably will not disappear in this deal (much like how AOL is still a brand after its acquisition by Verizon). AOL and Yahoo have benefitted greatly from their once high times. AOL’s story is well known (technological advances eroding their user base). [Read More]