I am on a Virgin media connection for my home internets and I was curious to find out whether my access is as fast as everyone is making out. So I noticed on www.speedtest.net that they now do Speedwaves, which are basically lots of people contributing to a comparison of speeds.
So my dear readers, I would like it if you would care to have a go (no signup necessary) and contribute to my wave.
Feel free to click here and participate.
I am a great fan of 3Com networking kit, and I have been running my home network off a 3300 SM. Now baring in mind the 3300 SM is not exactly new (HP bought 3Com out a few years ago), and this unit was second hand from ebay back in 2005, it has served me and the house very well indeed.
However I have noticed that the whole unit has got noisier over the last few months, so i decided to see what was going on with the 3300. after figuring out how to get in to the unit guess my level of shock when i saw this :-
What a question to post on your first blog. Yes So who is he and what does he do? I will split the answers down into 2 parts
I am a 40 year old Aircraft Engineer that has a very unhealthy interest in technology which keeps me (relativley) poor. I am married, have kids and grandkids, like Tattoos, Beer, Comedy, Computers, Travel,and rock music.
I am from the South East of the UK and work at the premier airport for a very large UK airline. I am lucky enough to live in an area that has cable broadband that (at the time of writing) is giving me a very stable 50 meg, which allows me to host my own web and mail server.
I have 2 (step) kids, and 4 grandkids (3 boys one girl), and I have been married for 17 Years.