Arrived safely in Rome, in the cab on the way to the hotel I saw just the slightest glimpse of the ancient places. Can’t wait to see them up close, but first I have to eat, then rest. I got a cold in Copenhagen and I’m all clogged up. Health comes first, excitement second!
Here’s the obligatory net performance test, coming through Telecom Italia wifi at 15 Euros per day, 40 per week.
I’m testing it with servers in the U.S. but the results on European servers are suspiciously similar.
Note the asymmetry — is uploading really faster?
Not sure since I don’t upload very huge things that often, but I do download huge things like podcasts.
Flickr: Room service.
NY Times: “Inexpensive digital technology has paved the way for aspiring amateur pornographers.”
The Internet disintermediates everything it touches.
It’s more interesting because it’s real.