May 27th, 2009

New Tilley Hat

Traveling with a wireless computer? You may want to know speeds around the world

Broadband World: Mapping the global picture: "More than a billion people around the world are connected to the net, but speed of access ranges from dial-up to fibre optic connections."

Good (or at least interesting) interactive map with video of people in various parts of the world reporting on broadband speeds. The US is slow, due to the free market. Fastest: Japan, S. Korea, France and then average speeds fall off considerably.