Archive for February, 2017

BufferBloat, or Gaming on DSL while Uploading

Monday, February 27th, 2017

If you find that when some device on your network is uploading data, the entire network becomes unusable due to excess latency, this post is for you. There's a term for this, BufferBloat, and it refers to the a phenomenon where your ping times increase due to excessive buffering at a choke point on your […]

Occasionally Connected

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

I think it's easy for people who have a reliable always-on internet connection to forget that much of the world does not. Even those of us who do may prefer not to use cellular data as much as possible. What I'd like is for the phone to sync as much data as it can while […]

Emotions by Hodelpa

Monday, February 6th, 2017

We went to the Dominican Republic for a week, and stayed at Emotions by Hodelpa. ([TripAdvisor]). Here’s some information about the hotel that you might find useful if you’re considering this resort for your trip. The place is always referred to as “Emotions by Hodelpa”. Hodelpa is a chain, and they recently bought this resort […]