Wednesday 6 February 2019
I hadn’t realised how much slower travelling by bus would be compared the nimble bicycle. Door to door journey time this morning was about three times slower than my regular time and, although coming back was faster, it still was … Continue reading
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