Tuesday 10 July 2018
Comments Off on Look at Me!
A gleaning from my RSS feed reading today was a webdev tool called the Pingdom Website Speed Test, mentioned on Thomas LaRock‘s blog. You enter a website and a test location and the service reports on how long the page … Continue reading
Friday 20 May 2016
Comments Off on Faster or Slower?
I was recently listening to a discussion on Radio 4 about the Government’s rather half-hearted attempts to follow up its commitment to giving even those in rural areas access to superfast broadband. One of the participants made the entirely fair … Continue reading
Friday 26 June 2015
Comments Off on Into the fast(er) lane
I know the Internet can run faster than this but I’m pleased with the boost that switching to a cable modem has given. Previously I was on about 4-5 Mb/s download speed so this should make a significant difference. A … Continue reading
Thursday 7 August 2014
I got a new laptop at work this week. Having had a Windows 7 machine for the past few years, which I mainly use to host a Linux workstation via Virtual Box, I decided to take the opportunity to get … Continue reading
Thursday 10 November 2011
According to an article on the BBC website, Would Raising the Motorway Speed Limit Make Pile-ups Worse?, the government is keen on raising the motorway speed limit from 70mph to 80mph. I accept the point that there are a lot … Continue reading