2018-04-12 Bad Wi-Fi

I am travelling in Japan and the hotel Wi-Fi networks I have seen are sometimes very bad. Sometimes I cannot connect. Sometimes there is terrible lag. Sometimes it feels worse than a 300 Baud modem, if you still remember those.

And I’m noticing that my Purism Librem 13 laptop feels a lot more sluggish than my iPhone 6S. Why is that? Does the iPhone have better Wi-Fi? Is this typical for laptops? Is the antenna in the wrong place? Interference? Cheap materials? Any idea?

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Something to remember for alter when WiFi improves:

“Japanese Style Originator (TV show)”

Just now a friend recommended I watch this show on Japanese craftsmanship. Too bad I don’t have Netflix and hardly ever watch tv. It seemed super interesting. But I know myself: I’ll want to buy all the Japanese products, then. 😢

On Mastodon, Hannah wrote:

This is what an episode would look like typically (and actually a cute one because of the dog!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aO890en86n4&list=PLUeD1nTTObMxeba37P5q4hzh-kFNC_F0p&index=54

One for crafts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kz7bfImxaM

Netflix offered translations but you can also try to watch via automatic translation on YouTube.

– Alex Schroeder 2018-04-18 13:28 UTC


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