Danny Choo is a guestblogger on Boing Boing. Danny resides in Tokyo, and blogs about life in Japan and Japanese subculture - he also works part time for the empire
This Japan Telecom chap is installing our second optic fiber 100Mbps Internet connection which I'm currently using to dish out images for dannychoo.com
from a Mac Mini - uncapped connection with an average of 64Mbps down/55Mbps up. Cost is 11 USD per month with no setup fees either.
The installation takes less than an hour and you can watch the whole process
in my previous article.
I remember when I first started out using the Internets back in the UK over ten years ago on a 56k modem - my first phone bill was over 200 pounds!
How much does the Internets cost you in your region? Is it cheap or does your ISP require 7.2 pints of blood from you?
On Thursday May 26, Red Nose Day will return for the second year. It’s all about giving to children to fight hunger, sickness, and homelessness. In the video above, the most famous magician in the world, David Copperfield, has his own magical way of asking you to get involved. There’s going to be a two-hour TV show on […]
Facebook gets a bad rap, but where I live, it has brought neighbors together, and it started because of the things I didn’t want to share.
When the Congressional Science committee wants to talk about the cold weather, and when NASA has to defend their budget by explaining why NASA is important, it can make people who believe in facts… a bit tense.
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If you want to work in tech, but don’t have any desire to code web apps to help businesses sell things to other business, you might want to consider a career in cybersecurity. Judging from the apparent complete infiltration of Russian hackers in American cyberspace, it seems fair to speculate that there’s a major shortage of […]
All moms are different. But all moms like getting flowers on Mother’s Day, and that’s a fact (not, however a fact we can document in any fashion.) Instead of getting chewed out for forgetting to call her on the second Sunday of May, you can take care of it ahead of time with Teleflora’s flower […]