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Ad networks & user experience

2015-07-29 16:39:17.095577+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

This conspiracy theory says ad tech companies deliberately keep web pages loading slow because they make more money that way.

We either need symmetric gigabit fiber everywhere, or a better web protocol that does store and forward and load balancing, so that we can get off the commercial web.

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#Comment Re: Ad networks & user experience made: 2015-07-30 12:03:27.659615+00 by: DaveP

One thing I've noticed lately is that I'm a lot quicker to pull the ripcord if a page doesn't seem like it's loading. If I go five seconds on my cable connection and don't see some content, I hit command-W and move on. On my phone, they get a little more time, but not over ten seconds unless the link-bait was especially tasty.

#Comment Re: Ad networks & user experience made: 2015-07-31 01:26:41.537933+00 by: meuon

"off the commercial web".. 3 Ubiquity AP's arrived, time to play with https://commotionwireless.net/ and other decentralized / mesh network topologies.