October 24, 2008

1200-baud modems as a metaphor for a hotel

My hotel room is nice, a comfortable place in which to work. I just wish that the internet connection here had any speed but interminable. For the record: if you are waiting for something from me that requires I do something online (journal, database stuff, etc.), you will probably be waiting until early next week. Please accept my apologies, but when I'm online this weekend, my students have to come first.

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Posted in The academic life on October 24, 2008 6:53 AM |