Why is it faster to connect to Amazon than to the computer across the room?

At the latest HotMobile: Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications, IBM researcher John Barton poses an interesting question: Why can we connect to Amazon so much faster than the computer across the room?

Also reminds me of Bruce Sterling's question: why can I easily pull up pictures of the moon, but can't see what's inside my walls?


term paper said…
Cool! Author the best! Thank you!

Popular posts from this blog

How to Fix a Jammed Toyota Camry Trunk

Chase Fraud Alert from SMS 28107

Analysis of What Information Angry Birds Collects