Archives for December 2013

Bowdoin, Then and Now

Screen Shot 2013-12-30 at 9.10.32 AMBowdoin’s Interactive Media Group has created a series of “Then and Now” images, allowing viewers to go back in time just by dragging a scroll bar. Check the page to see what some campus buildings looked like 100 or more years ago.

U.S. Ranks 14th for Internet Speed (New York Times)

Screen Shot 2013-12-30 at 9.04.01 AMTied with Hungary for 14th-fastest Internet speed in the world, the United States’ web speed is clocked at at 38 Mbps (millions of bits per second), according to this New York Times map. It lags behind countries such as South Korea (53 Mbps), Japan (49 Mbps), and Romania (48 Mbps).