Fastest airport wi-fi ever

This has to be the fastest (free) airport wi-fi in history, doesn’t it? I was at Sea-Tac earlier today and couldn’t believe how fast the connection was. Turns out it’s almost 2x as fast as our home download speed, and about 30x as fast as our home upload speeds. Incredible.

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What’s the emptiest flight you’ve ever been on?

I had to fly down to San Francisco for business earlier this month, and that meant a connection in Seattle on Alaska Airlines. It’s a route I fly at least once per year, sometimes more often. And it’s always a crowded/full flight, which you’d expect for two of the west coast’s biggest travel hubs. But […]

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When evidence falls from the sky

The Gogo wifi was worse than normal on a recent flight — like, so bad that it felt like I wasn’t even connected even though Gogo was saying I was. Web pages wouldn’t load, even the most basic/speedy pages. I decided to try the live chat option to see if I could get a refund. […]

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“Are you afraid?”

I made a big decision recently: I bought a 23andMe DNA kit and have submitted my saliva sample so I can learn more about myself — at least the stuff that DNA testing can tell. One of the things it can reveal is my proclivity to contract certain diseases and/or health conditions. This is a […]

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Pokémon Go is actually two different games

Confession: I’ve been playing Pokémon Go almost since it launched last July. Maybe in a separate post I’ll explain why I started; but once I did start, I really found the game enjoyable and addicting, even though I knew nothing about Pokémon. With that out of the way, here’s the thing about Pokémon Go: It’s […]

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