[Noisebridge-discuss] Too many kittens for broadband
dr.weidinger at gmail.com
Sat Mar 23 02:06:12 UTC 2013
what do you mean this wont work!?
On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 7:02 PM, Jonathan Lassoff <jof at thejof.com> wrote:
> How would too slow a connection crash the browser?
> I could certainly see a fun application in pumping a heavy stream of
> kitten photos, but I feel like it would be hard to communicate how the
> speed affects the content.
> How about a kitten-themed speed tester?
> Have a spigot of kittens dropping them into a container that is
> draining slowly from the bottom. If you connection is fast enough, you
> fill the container to the top, and they can climb out.
> Too slow, and they all fall out the bottom to their demise.
> Poor dial-up kittens....
> On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 6:58 PM, nicolas weidinger
> <dr.weidinger at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear Noisebridge,
> > The kittens need your help!
> > At the Kansas City gigabit hackathon I have found some of the brightest
> > minds and the most serious pitches. But its mostly sort of boring, and
> > of it involves kittens. As we all know, kittens make up the backbone of
> > internet.
> > To remedy this dire situation, I have teamed up with Josh from Cow Town
> > Computer Congress Kansas City (CCCKC) and we're going to make a web page
> > with so many kittens that it will crash any browser using a regular
> > broadband connection.
> > This will be an effective demonstration of gigabit broadband because the
> > page simply will not work. Unless you have so much internet that no one
> > knows what to do with it, in which case you can see all of the kittens.
> > If this works, we can expect public demand for gigabit connections to
> > the globe. If you have any experience with scraping images or building
> > terribly inefficient HTML pages, please let us know.
> > Be sure to regularly check www.toomanykittensforbroadband.com for
> > Make Consenso proud
> > -Nic
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