Scientists at the Stanford Linear Accelerator recently transmitted the equivalent of a 4 hour movie to Amsterdam in less than one minute.
Now THAT’S what I call bandwidth!
The team transferred uncompressed data at 923 megabytes per second for 58 seconds from Sunnyvale, Calif., to Amsterdam — a distance of almost 6,800 miles, or about one‐quarter of the way around the world. This transfer speed is more than 3,500 times faster than a typical home Internet broadband connection.
It’s fun to hang around a place where records are being set and the world is being changed…