Category Archives: Internet

Amusing Mathematics videos

So while I am sat on the sofa, my wife is watching mathematics videos from http://mrbartonmaths.com/youtube.htm. There are some rather amusing and clever videos so have a look when you get a chance. Particularly clever are The Mathematics Love Song which … Continue reading

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Cross-platform realtime collaborative editing

I recently stumbled across Gobby: Gobby is a free collaborative editor supporting multiple documents in one session and a multi-user chat. It runs on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other Unix-like platforms. It looks really cool, and the … Continue reading

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Waving with Google

I have been playing with Google Wave for about a week, and while it is interesting I have not really had enough time with it to write up much here yet. If you are on Wave, you can find me … Continue reading

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Virgin broadband – not so fast!

I wrote a while ago about the speed of virgin broadband vs. Be but my internet has been feeling rather slow recently… So I decided to take another speed test. For reference the previous test got 9Mb/s download and 0.49Mb/s … Continue reading

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Virgin Broadband and linux = pain

When I moved house in July, I decided to sign up for Virgin Broadband. Virgin was an obvious choice as they could connect me and have broadband available within about two days. So I signed up and the modem arrived … Continue reading

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Broadband speed comparison – Be vs Virgin

I have just moved house, and changed internet provider to Virgin (simply because they could have the internet connected in about 2 days, which is faster than getting even a BT line installed). I did some quick speed tests to … Continue reading

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