I’m : a programmer, writer, podcaster, geek, and coffee enthusiast.

This is the best residential internet connection money can buy in Park Slope, Brooklyn: Time Warner’s Road Runner cable.

--- ping statistics ---
28 packets transmitted, 27 packets received, 3.6% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 467.139/761.779/1004.142/197.160 ms

I’m paying extra for the “Turbo” speed tier, which promises a blazing 15M down, 768K up. I have never seen those speeds. This speed test is the fastest downstream and the slowest upstream I’ve ever measured here.

(The only other option is Verizon DSL that maxes out at — seriously — 1.5M/384K.)