When I was in college, I had a 1,200 Baud modem. With a 1,200 Baud modem, you literally see the text coming down the line draw on the screen, like a teletype machine.
Right now I’m in class at the University and for some reason decide to do a speed test at DSLReports while my students work on their projects under my benevolent gaze.
Now that’s cooking with gas! Kudos to the ASU networking team.
Soundtrack: People typing HTML
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.