Chris Kranky

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IP Services

Finally a good idea

I just love DNS (Domain Name System). It magical & elegant. On the surface, DNS does nothing more than translate the URL you type ( to the IP address But DNS servers are immensely scalable and the method by which information is based down into the internet is truly a work of art. I’ve […]

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Twitter, again I ask why?

Twitter is the SMS equivalent to a conference bridge. Basically, you get people to join your circle and whenever you send a text message to a special short code, it gets automatically sent out to everyone in your circle. They can reply and it’s sent to everyone as well.  Twitter is primarily designed for SMS/text […]

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Stuck in traffic? Again!

Something of value, been playing with the free services from which is operated by the mapping service giant NavTeq. The service basically answers the question "what’s the traffic ahead look like?". It’s an age old problem but has done a super job of integrating voice, web and email for this [...]

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