The scale of streaming video on the Internet.

mikea mikea at mikea.ath.cx
Fri Dec 3 07:35:58 CST 2010


On Thu, Dec 02, 2010 at 06:29:54PM -1000, Antonio Querubin wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Dec 2010, Paul Ferguson wrote:
> 
> >Old skool.
> >
> >Twitter is much faster:
> >
> >http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/home/government-disaster-advisors-twitter-ha
> >cked-used-to-send-tsunami-warning/408447
> 
> But morse code is still faster :)
> 
> http://www.google.com/search?q=morse+code+beats+texting&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a

Faster and doesn't require infrastructure (other than possibly electrical
power). Those hams were throttled _way_ back, too, to about 21 words per
minute; I frequently hear Morse at speeds up to about 50 wpm in the ham
bands.

-- 
Mike Andrews, W5EGO
mikea at mikea.ath.cx
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