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2013-04-26 »

blip: a tool for seeing your Internet latency

Why is your Internet slow? It's probably not bandwidth. Here's a graph of your internet performance, right now:

(If you're reading this through RSS and your reader doesn't support iframes, you can visit the app at gfblip.appspot.com. Also try it on your phone or tablet.)

This real-time latency based measurement is way more accurate than speedtest.net at predicting your real web browsing performance. Although maybe a bit harder to interpret the results.

For more information, motivation, philosophy, and ranting, read the README.

And it's open source. Have a nice day.

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