Fri 26 February 2016
Is there an upper bound to the amount of bandwidth that people will demand?
First, a brief history of my personal bandwidth consumption.
I was lucky enough to be born into the beginning of the age of bandwidth, with computers being available in elementary schools and telephone modems just emerging into consumer usage. My first modem was a 2400 baud Zoom with no special features. When I used it, nobody else in my family could use our one telephone line. We did not have an answering machine, but that would not have worked, and voice mail was not a thing …