Wednesday, November 24, 2021

A Quora Q & A I thought to share

Is it still worth having wired Ethernet connection to home computers as many wireless routers have faster networks connections?

A modern wired connection is 1,000 Mbit/s (1 Gbit/s). It has no radio interference, no channel saturation. It’s a solid, fast, trouble-free connection. WiFi speeds are total fiction. Typical data speeds with multiple users doing different things at the same time are about half the “maximum” data rate. Advanced features like beam forming and Mu-MIMO tout greatly increased speeds, but if the performance is measured they make virtually no difference. WiFi is subject to radio interference. If you and whichever neighbors happen to be on the same WiFi channel as you are all busy using WiFi, the channel won’t be able to carry all the traffic and will saturate. WiFi will slow, sometimes stopping, then start up again in a minute or so. WiFi works very well in many home environments because its typical performance is greater than most homes need. But if you are interested in performance, you are not interested in WiFi.


Monday, November 22, 2021

Another Song

 from the recently released Baliyuga on the Way to Venus

This was a birthday song I wrote for myself in 2015. Since it's six years later changed a word in the song and title. Back then that word was 70. Now it's 76. Enjoy Seventy-six Times Around the Sun on Youtube (cause you don't need an app to listen to it there).

Check out our band, Baliyuga. at

Friday, November 19, 2021

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Doodildidoo - reposting cause the link was not on the song title.


- a song for Katrinka's birthday Nov. 17, 2021

That's Katrinka earlier in 2021

Happy birthday darling!

Sometimes the links don't take. I posted this so late last night I didn't check it. So here goes again.

Dario Re's Chippy Lean Grass

Dario Ré - Chippy Lean Grass (Official Video)

Filmed and edited by Morgan Caldbeck of JL Tech

Here's the official page for his album, To Love Wind

Dario Re's website home page

Written, performed and mixed by Dario Ré at the Mystic Homestead in Spokane, Washington

there's much more music from Dario Re - just search Youtube and Google.

Dario is the son of Renee Roehl, a former long time mate, of son Kelly. - dc

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Big day tomorrow


Katrinka's birthday. I've got a new song ready to spring on her in the morning - not right away - after the morning sits and chores are done and she's checking her messages. Late morning walk to the beach get there while the tide's high enough to swim, walk with the doggettes, our Bandi and guest toy poodle Bumbu. Dinner will be a walk to Riviera for dinner and live jazz. At some point maybe there's a gift. 

We're all bozos on this bus.

Monday, November 15, 2021

On the Way to Venus - DC Message to COP26

 Here's a Youtube page for a new album of six songs. The lead song is On the Way to Venus.

the band is Baliyuga. The album is called Baliyuga on the Way to Venus

See photos of us at



Thursday, November 11, 2021

Good Going

 China and US decide to at least try a little not to destroy the biosphere as we know it. Hey, I'll take any scrap of hope I can get. - dc

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Fusion Gamelan

 Gamelan-X - Bumble - YouTube

Charlie Wilson is on the big gongs. 

for any who don't know, Gamelan is a traditional Indonesian orchestra.

Charlie Wilson has a studio in Oakland, CA, and is currently heavily involved with his digital archiving Engaged Wisdom business focusing these days on the Shunryu Suzuki audio archive.  

Monday, November 8, 2021

A Quiz

 Which group has the largest delegation to the COP26 Climate Summit? --- Answer 

Saturday, November 6, 2021

BBC Science

Pardon me for not posting here recently. I keep just wanting to post about climate change but it's all easy to find for anyone who's interested. I look at BBC Science first. It's full of heavy stuff and noble stuff. Good luck to us all.