On Hand-Importing 756 Articles Using Copy and Paste

It has been a wild week of mindless copying and pasting from the old Go Inside website — to the New And Improved Go Inside Magazine blog — but we are pleased to announce we have over 750 articles dating from 1996, and before, right here for you to search and read and enjoy once again!  Gordon Davidescu imported all 140 articles he wrote over the last decade or so and we now have 510 “Guest Author” articles that still ring with authenticity and authority.

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Cable Modems are the Comets of Cyberspace

by Joyce Kohl

Cable modems have speeds of 100 to 1,000 times faster than telephone modems! My cable modem uses a 3Com 10Mbps PCI Ethernet XL network interface card which allows for much faster data transmission than standard COM ports. Cable modem speeds can vary in their transfer capabilities. My LANcity cable modem can transmit data at speeds up to 10 Mbps. Put another way, I can transfer a 10-Megabyte file in 8 seconds. A 56-Kbps telephone modem would require 24 minutes; 128=Kbps ISDN requires 10 minutes; a 1.54-Mbps T-1 would take 52 seconds. Websites download in a matter of seconds; full screen images download as fast as any background; inline graphics “zoom load.”

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