If one were to try to boil down what I say into a handful of specific sound-bites, one of those bites near the top would probably be, “Nobody needs unlimited anything.” Today, I’m going to explain why I say this by showing you the math behind unlimited mobile services, how finite they actually are, and how worthless that promise actually is.
I’m not entirely sure why, but Joshua Sheats over at Radical Personal Finance decided to invite me back for another interview full of stammering and repetitious phrases latched onto to help fill dead air time while my brain tried to instruct my mouth in the art of stringing an assortment of grunts and clicks into intelligent conversation.
I haven’t linked or talked much about the latest news regarding the NSA, PRISM, or Edward Snowden’s leaks. Truthfully, I’m unsurprised and feel this changes nothing about the current state of privacy and technology. People are overreacting only because ignorance is bliss. Anyone even truly familiar with what networked technologies can do are simply reaffirmed of suspicions we’ve had for years.