Fast and slow - so close together

by Volker Weber

ice download

Downloading at 10 KB/s in a train traveling at 300+ km/h.


This is RELATIVE speed. Going 300 km/h the bits at first have to catch up with the train. The 10 KB/s are on top. Not sooo bad - I would say.

Benjamin Stein, 2008-04-24

Umm. What was the distribution speed of radio waves again ... I guess it'd be the train that would have to catch up there ;)

Stefan Rubner, 2008-04-24

I think radio wave length is the deciding factor.

Timo Stamm, 2008-04-24

Benjamin, does that mean when you're traveling towards the data source, you're actually exceeding the media capacity?

Ragnar Schierholz, 2008-04-29

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