COLUMNIST PIECES

Quello Center at Michigan State University (Blog)

Censoring of Sensoring,” January 14, 2015.

What is the Internet?” February 18, 2015.

A Viewpoint on the FCC Decision on Network Neutrality,” February 26, 2015.

Email Stamps: A Way to Control Spam,” May 23, 2015

Charging Along: Too Many Rechargers,” June 22, 2015

"Speech Recognition Reassessed," July 15, 2015

"Spooking & Snooping Post Snowden," August 25, 2015.

"The Evil Web," September 26, 2015.

"Is Over-the-Air Radio Dying?" November 2, 2015.

"3D Yet Again," November 26, 2015.

"What If No Electrical Grid," December 8, 2015.

"Is the Internet Destroying Scholarship?" April 5, 2016.

"Deplorable Telephony," April 8, 2016.

"Claude E. Shannon: Cult Figure," May 7, 2016.

"Ultra-Narrowband Networks," May 20, 2016.

"Online Education," June 29, 2016.

"A Challenge to Virtual Reality," September 26, 2016.

"Access Is Not Content," October 7, 2016.

"Hollywood Fever Afflicts AT&T," October 23, 2016.

"Is Apple Lost?," December 29, 2016.

FierceTelecom

"The telecommunication research crisis," FierceTelecom, August 3, 2009.

"Calling for a broadband primer," FierceTelecom, August 11, 2009.

"Bursty broadband will offer a faster experience," FierceTelecom, August 27, 2009.

"Is a video teleconferencing bubble emerging?" FierceTelecom, September 8, 2009.

"Understanding America's science and math literacy crisis," FierceTelecom, October 27, 2009.

"Journalism bailout," FierceTelecom, November 23, 2009.

"A 3D TV Bubble is emerging," FierceTelecom, January 12, 2010.

"Net neutrality: Old issues never die," FierceTelecom, May 17, 2010.

"Monopoly neutrality," FierceTelecom, August 16, 2010.

"There's no connection between the Bell breakup & the Internet," FierceTelecom, October 25, 2010.

"Telecom technology decentralization usually wins," FierceTelecom, November 15, 2010.

"Encouraging broadband adoption: Should the government be involved?" FierceTelecom, November 29, 2010.

"Should we take the IBM-Jeopardy challenge seriously?" FierceTelecom, February 20, 2011.

"AT&T's proposed T-Mobile acquisition: Going from monopoly to duopoly,” FierceTelecom, March 23, 2011.

"Broadband, narrowband, or both?" FierceTelecom, July 19, 2011.

"Apple's Jobs should be remembered as a product innovator, not an inventor," FierceTelecom, August 29, 2011.

"Why the former Bell System breakup was wrong," FierceTelecom, November 30, 2011.

"Why AT&T's deal for T-Mobile would never have worked," FierceTelecom, January 4, 2012.

"Constraining the Internet's freedom is necessary to stop online piracy," FierceTelecom, January 30, 2012.

"The continued decline of Alcatel-Lucent: A wakeup call," FierceTelecom, May 8, 2012.

"Telstar satellite: Proving the naysayers wrong," FierceTelecom, July 3, 2012.

"The death of POTS is greatly exaggerated," FierceTelecom, August 7, 2012.

Telecommunications Online

[Column entitled “Tele-Business” in Web-based version of Telecommunications magazine].

The AT&T Brand: Any Real Value?Telecommunications Online, November 1, 2005.

Telecommunications Restructuring: All in the Family,” Telecommunications Online, December 5, 2005.

"The Telecommunicatrions Act of 1996: Did it Really Matter?" Telecommunications Online, February 7, 2006.

Broadband brings BORSCHT Functions to the Home,” Telecommunications Online, March 21, 2006.

“Time to Restructure Telcom Yet Again: Past Perspective for Future Focus,” Telecommunications Online, April 18, 2006.

The French Take Lucent,” Telecommunications Online, April 3, 2006.

Telcos vs Cable: Is Municipal Oversight at Risk?Telecommunications Online, May 16, 2006.

“I’ve Been Fibered!” Telecommunications Online, July 5, 2006.

"Picturephone: It Just Won’t Rest in Peace," Telecommunications Online, August 15, 2006.

"Bubble.2: Video Searches for the Right Niche," Telecommunications Online, October, 25, 2006.

"The Digital Era," Telecommunications Online, February 20, 2007.

"Video Bypass," Telecommunications Online, February 27, 2007.

"The Transistor Era," Telecommunications Online, June 27, 2007.

"New names for old ideas," Telecommunications Online, July 23, 2007.

"iPhone: great expectations," Telecommunications Online, July 25, 2007.

"Is there room for two broadband competitors?" Telecommunications Online, September 11, 2007.

"Has telecom become boring?" Telecommunications Online, January 4, 2008.

"Long live videotex," Telecommunications Online, May 28, 2008.

"The test of time," Telecommunications Online, July 7, 2008.

"Russo departs from Alcatel-Lucent," Telecommunications Online, July 30, 2008.

"Who invented the telephone?" Telecommunications Online, September 23, 2008.

“Bell System breakup celebrates its silver anniversary," Telecommunications Online, October 17, 2008.

"Examining Broadbandama," Telecommunications Online, January 21, 2009.

"Newspapers: a shaky future," Telecommunications Online, January 29, 2009.

"Broadcasters still hold their 6 MHz spectrum sacred," Telecommunications Online, February 24, 2009.

"Who invented Morse code?" Telecommunications Online, April 28, 2009.

"Deterioration of telephone quality," Telecommunications Online, May 21, 2009.

"Nationalized telecom: not again," Telecommunications Online, June 1, 2009.

"Fiber mania," Telecommunications Online, June 9, 2009.

Telecommunications Magazine (1996-1999)

"Rethinking the Digital Mystique," Telecommunications, Vol. 30, No. 2, February 1996, p. 43.

"The Hazards of Cyber Overload," Telecommunications, Vol. 30, No. 3, March 1996, p. 44.

"Sizing the Industry: The Numbers Tell the Story," Telecommunications, Vol. 30, No. 9, September 1996, p. 34.

"The Effectiveness of Long-Distance Competition: Who Really Benefits?," Telecommunications, Vol. 21, No. 3, March 1997, p.28.

"Is the Electronic Classroom the Solution?," Telecommunications, Vol. 31, No. 4, April 1997, p. 22.

"Digital Television, Analog Consumers," Telecommunications, Vol. 31, No. 9, September 1997, p. 18.

"New Media, Old Paradigms," Telecommunications, Vol. 31, No. 12, December 1997, p. 32.

"The Rating Game: Does It Make Sense?," Telecommunications, Vol. 32, No. 4, April 1998, p. 27.

"The Telecom Act of 1996: Two Years Later," Telecommunications, Vol. 32, No. 7, July 1998, pp. 44-45.

"Data Versus Voice: The Exaggeration Game," Telecommunications, Vol. 32, No. 8, August 1998, p. 24.

"Internet Tele-Phoney," Telecommunications, Vol. 32, No. 11, November 1998, p. 42.

"Cyberphones: Coming Soon to a Terminal Near You?", Telecommunications, Vol. 33, No. 3, March 1999, p. 18.

Tele.Com Magazine (1999-2001)

(Magazine ceased publication in 2001)

"Conspicuous (Lack Of) Consumption," tele.com, Vol. 4, No. 3, February 8, 1999, p. 70.

"The Myth of Partial Privatization," tele.com, Vol. 4, No. 5, March 8, 1999, p. 94.

"The Bell Breakup @ 15 Years," tele.com, Vol. 4, No. 13, June 21, 1999, p. 90.

"Iridium Falls to Earth," tele.com, Vol. 4, No. 17, September 8, 1999, p. 76.

"The Price Is Wrong," tele.com, Vol. 4, No. 21, November 8, 1999, p. 92.

"Trapped in the Past," tele.com, Vol. 5, No. 1, January 10, 2000, p. 62.

"Rate Expectations," tele.com, Vol. 5, No. 5, March 6, 2000, p. 78.

"The Best-Laid Plans," tele.com, Vol. 5, No. 9, May 1, 2000, p. 86.

"Backward Progress," tele.com, Vol. 5, No. 13, June 26, 2000, p. 80.

"Telecom Follies," tele.com, Vol. 5, No. 7, September 4, 2000, p. 84.

"Selling Out," tele.com, Vol. 5, No. 19, October 2, 2000, p. 88.

"Strategic Retreat," tele.com, Vol. 5, No. 23, November 27, 2000, p. 76.

"Future Imperfect," tele.com, Vol. 6, No. 3, February 5, 2001, p. 76.

"Act Out," tele.com, Vol. 6, No. 5, March 5, 2001, p. 64.

"Audiotex's New Guise," tele.com, Vol. 6, No. 9, May 1, 2001, p. 68.

"Who's Responsible?" tele.com, Vol. 6, No. 17, September 6, 2001, p. 50.

"Voices in the Dark," tele.com, Vol. 6, No. 19, October 1, 2001, p. 44.

The Sunday Star-Ledger (1996)

"For communication, the Internet is not really where it’s @," The Sunday Star Ledger, February 25, 1996, Section Ten, p.5.

"Computers in the classroom: an idea that simply doesn’t add up," The Sunday Star-Ledger, March 10, 1996, Section Ten, p.5.

"The communications revolution began in New Jersey; it may end here," The Sunday Star- Ledger, April 21, 1996, Section Ten, p.5.

"The Internet: Is it all talk, or can it deliver?", The Sunday Star-Ledger, June 2, 1996, Section Ten, p. 5.

"When electronic newspapers fail, it’s not news," The Sunday Star-Ledger, June 23, 1996, Section Ten, p. 5.

"When it comes to service, some of my best friends are computers," The Sunday Star- Ledger, July 7, 1996, Section Ten, p. 5.

"The e-mail generation puts its stamp of approval on the written letter," The Sunday Star- Ledger, July 21, 1996, Section Ten, p. 5.

"The Internet phone: Nice gimmick, but it’s got a lot of hangups," The Sunday Star-Ledger, September 22, 1996, Section Ten, p. 5.

"The real problem with e-mail? It’s just too darn easy!," The Sunday Star-Ledger, October 27, 1996, Section Ten, p. 5.

Trade Magazines & Other Publications

"Telecommunications Futures," Utility Business, Vol. 4, Issue 10, October 2001, pp. 54-55.

“Wireless Internet and Automobiles,” Utility Business, Vol. 5, Issue 4, April 2002, p. 14.

“Telecom Manufacturing: No longer significant?” Telecom Flash, January 27, 2003 [Web-based publication of Telecommunications magazine].

“Telecommunications Post-9/11 and Post Katrina: Are We Better Off?” The Record (Columbia University), Vol. 31, No. 2, September 30, 2005, p. 8.

“Obituary: Dr. William O. Baker,” IEEE History Center Newsletter, Issue 70, March 2006, pp. 13 & 16.

“The End of an Era in Audio: The Digital Era Meets Classical Music,” MARCONIGRAM, published by the Marconi Society, Issue #4, 2006, p. 10.

"No! to newspaper bailouts," Online Journalism Review, December 15, 2009.

"Bell Labs and Long Hill Township," Echoes-Sentinel, March 3, 2016, 150th Anniversary insert, p. 21.

Professional Journals & Publications

“Peter B. Denes • 1920-1996,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 100, No. 4, Pt. 1, October 1996, p. 1916.

“Telecommunication in times of crisis: reflections on September 11th,” info, Vol. 3, No. 6, December 2001, pp. 449-450.

“The Myth of Convergence,” The International Journal on Media Management, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2003, pp. 12-13.

“John R. Pierce: Biographical Memoir,” (with William O. Baker and Edward E. David), Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 148, No. 1, March 2004, pp. 145-149.

“NTSC’s Fiftieth Anniversary,” MARCONIGRAM, published by the Marconi International Fellowship Foundation, First Edition, July 2004, p. 6.

“John Robinson Pierce 1910-2002: A Biographical Memoir,” (with Edward E. David, Jr. and Max V. Mathews), Biographical Memoirs, Vol. 85, 2004 (The National Academies Press), pp. 2-17.

“The industrial research lab: a relic of the past?” Nature Materials, Vol. 5, No. 5 (May 2006), pp. 337-338.

“William Oliver Baker 1915-2005,”Memorial Tributes, Volume 12, National Academy of Engineering, Washington, D.C., 2008, pp. 30-33.

"There Would Be No Silicon Valley Withuot New Jersey," IEEE Spectrum On-Line, June 20, 2014 (co-authored with Michael N. Geselowitz).

"Commentary on 'Digtal Art and Experimental Color Systems at Bell Laboratories, 1965-1984'," LEONARDO, Vol. 48, No. 1 (2015), pp. 83-84.