Archive for July, 2009

Seen in the test lab: 46Mbps/4.8Mbps pair bonded ADSL2+

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

This week we have demonstrated ADSL2+ connection speeds of 46Mbps downstream and 4.8Mbps upstream. Our network design team achieved this speed in the lab environment, on a short copper loop. Because of longer loops and interference, this is not a speed that we will see in the real world, ...

Summer honey harvest

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

[caption id="attachment_394" align="alignright" width="250" caption="Honey flows from the centrifugal extractor"][/caption] My three hives did pretty well this year, and I have harvested about thirty pounds of honey for the summer. Thanks much to Phil at Flying Goat for bringing over his extractor, and to Kim Dow and Greg Fisher for ...