Blogging History: By His Things Will You Know Him; Crashed botnet prices; State of Wireless London

One year ago today
By His Things Will You Know Him: A sad story about the Internet of Things, written for the Institute for the Future's "Coming Age of Networked Matter" (podcast, too!)

Five years ago today
Have botnet prices crashed? John Gilmore told me he thought accounts of the spread of botnets (massive networks of virus-compromised machines that can be used in concert to send spam, attack servers, etc) were overblown, because if botnets were really all-pervasive, then the price of using them should have crashed.

Ten years ago today
State of Wireless London: Julian Priest has written an excellent report on the state of "Wireless London" -- the wheres and hows of WiFi in the city.