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Shopping for a router used to be as simple as buying the thing everyone said was good. These days, you have to understand heaps of technical terms, from “beamforming” to “MIMO” and “dual band”. Some of these are useful, but others are marketing fluff. Let’s dive in and separate the useful from the rest.
When you need to set up a meeting with a busy person, asking to go out for a coffee or lunch usually won’t work. You have a better chance if you promise to keep your request to a short amount of time.
Those of us more experienced in life sometimes get asked by colleagues to be a mentor and offer advice. Instead of giving the same answer over again, consider turning it into a podcast or blog post and sharing it with others.
When you are meeting someone new, they will probably ask: “So what do you do?” If you want to make a good first impression, answer by discussing how you solve problems.
There are plenty of ways you can go about monitoring your network performance, but this setup using a BeagleBone Black is always running and visualises your speed in a fun, colourful way. It lights up a tri-colour LED strip based on the current speed of your network.