Linked List: February 2021

Starlink Satellite Internet Service Accepting Orders #

Good news for people in rural areas. Speeds of 100 Mbps down and 40 Mbps up are expected, and most of the planet is supposed to be covered by the end of 2021.

More information in this Reddit FAQ, including a link to this coverage map where you can click on a cell to open a window and then click on the little camera icon on the top-left to open a detailed map of the cell.

Weekly Highlights 20 #

A few highlights from the past week of streaming:

As previously mentioned, my day job is taking most of my time this month so random, irregular streaming are the set menu at the moment.

Thank you for visiting!

—Simon

Epic Daily Views of Earth #

From the Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory stationed at Earth-Sun Lagrange-1 (L-1). Here’s a picture of the dark side of the moon as it crossed Earth’s path in 2015.

Weekly Highlights 19 #

A few highlights from the past week of streaming:

My day job is taking most of my time in February so my schedule has changed and I will be streaming less and somewhat more haphazardly during this month. I apologize for that, but until the streaming can pay the bills I have to keep up with work when I am lucky enough to get a gig.

Thank you so much for visiting my streams and brightening my day.

—Simon