Category: Internet

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07/06/06

Permalink 23:39:52, by admin Email , 86 words   English (NZ)
Categories: Internet, Technology

OK, yes, I am SUCH a geek

Because I can (in other words, for the hell of it), I'm playing around with IPv6. It's kinda funky. What makes me so geeky, though, is that I'm not content to just use a single IP address. Oh no, I have to go the whole hog. So, courtesy of these guys,… more »

16/03/06

Permalink 18:25:37, by matt Email , 204 words   English (NZ)
Categories: Social commentary, Telecommunications, Internet

So, our population's too light for real broadband?

Well, based on population-density data and the OECD Broadband Rankings, I've established that we are being beaten by no fewer than three countries that have dramatically lower PD's than we do, and by another one that has the same PD as NZ. Those countri… more »

15/02/06

Permalink 11:05:10, by matt Email , 166 words   English (NZ)
Categories: Internet, blog, Technology

I love the smell of righteous indignation in the morning

Looks like quite a cool piece of technology, right? I'd certainly say so. I was even tempted to sign up with them, partly for the "geek toy" factor but also because their interest rates are very competitive. Then Cam pointed out this nasty little gem: O… more »

13/10/05

Permalink 08:38:17, by matt Email , 200 words   English (NZ)
Categories: Telecommunications, Internet

But what about the upstream?

It's all very well to command Telecom "Thou shalt offer maximum downstream speeds", but with an upstream of 128kbps you're never going to hit the peak. Discussions on NZNOG a while ago established that with an upstream speed of 128k, the downstream will… more »

25/09/05

Permalink 13:44:51, by matt Email , 286 words   English (NZ)
Categories: Social commentary, Internet

The music industry STILL don't get it!

How utterly fucking obtuse can one group of people be? $0.99 ought to be the highest price, not the lowest. Since the average CD now comes with about 15 tracks, at $0.99/track that works out to $14.85 - roughly two dollars less than the price of a CD… more »

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