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Ed Felton tweeted a few days ago: “Often hear that the reason today’s Internet is not more secure is that the early designers failed to imagine that security could ever matter. That is a myth.” This is indeed a myth.  Much of the current morass can be…
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The Blind Men And The Elephant Bufferbloat is responsible for much of the poor performance seen in the Internet today and causes latency (called “lag” by gamers), triggered even by your own routine web browsing and video playing. But bufferbloat’s causes…
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It is finally possible to buy off the shelf products to help your bufferbloat situation. Particularly welcome is the Evenroute router, which is very helpful on DSL.
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Toke's halfway towards his PHD now on fixing bufferbloat.

The world is lagging considerably behind us.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niU_5aHE45g
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As Dave says, another piece of the puzzle.
Google's new TCP BBR congestion control algorithm paper is now fully available online. The title is both hysterical, and accurate: "Congestion based Congestion control" - http://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=3022184

One more nail in the coffin of #bufferbloat .
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"On the Bleeding Edge: Debloating Internet Access Networks" by Toke Høiland-Jørgensen: Toke's work has been instrumental in making progress on bufferbloat: flent is an essential tool.
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Yesterday, I attended training (required this year) for poll workers in my town of Carlisle, MA. Many towns and states need more poll workers this year to support early voting; any citizen is encouraged to volunteer. I encourage everyone to volunteer for similar service: you too can be part of what makes our elections "trustable". We expect turn out to be very heavy, and the town has enlisted extra ballot counters, so we can count the vote as quickly as feasible.

I particularly like my town's methodology. We still use paper ballots, and nice old ballot boxes.

So we have a paper trail from beginning to end of the process. Hacking voting machines won't affect our results.

Our boxes in Carlisle look slightly different than these, with a groove on the slot you slide your ballot paper in, and a poll worker then operates the box that takes the ballot with cranks on the side that make a cheery "ding" when a ballot is cranked into the box (incrementing a counter).

And best of all, the operator of the ballot box has the title of "Town Crank". I aspire to this title. :-)
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Major bufferbloat on WiFi progress. Kudo's to Dave and all who have made it happen.
I finally finished putting the airtime fair fq_codel code for #wifi on top of net-next through the ringer. http://blog.cerowrt.org/post/real_results/
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The pieces fall into place. Now if we can get everyone to pay attention...
30x reduction in wifi latency, 5x improvement in throughput on a three station test. #bufferbloat is soon to be eradicated on at least some linux drivers. https://blog.tohojo.dk/2016/06/fixing-the-wifi-performance-anomaly-on-ath9k.html
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