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Author, @TheEconomist digital editor, @SebastopolBand drummer, gamer, pizza-maker, etc. 'Writing on the Wall', book on ancient social media, out now.

Aug 30, 2014

@_m_miles @Publici @ATHolmes In US telecoms, yes. In other OECD countries, mandatory local-loop unbundling! Lower prices. Faster access.

Aug 30, 2014

@_m_miles @Publici @ATHolmes This is mad. Cities should be able to provide wholesale access to anyone who wants to resell it.

Aug 30, 2014

@rob_carlson Great plan! Or flying drones that deliver to neighbourhood Big Dogs for the last hop...

Aug 30, 2014

@rob_carlson Nobody has figured that part out. Not everyone has a lawn, or a yard. There's a big "last 10 metres" problem

Aug 30, 2014

@kupersimon Lovely column. Did nobody on your US trip ask if Scotland was going to leave the UK? Today's version of asking about Maggie?

Aug 30, 2014

@GlennF Yes, not sure why it does that for some people and not others (eg, me)

Aug 30, 2014

The number of foreign fighters in Syria, by country. On a per-capita basis, Belgium comes top economist.com/news/middle-ea… pic.twitter.com/Dgi4T6EI7h

Aug 30, 2014

Google's drones are awesome. They take off and land like helicopters, but fly like planes. Take that, Amazon! youtube.com/watch?v=cRTNvW…

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