Well Spaced

-The Old Ball and Chain-
Earth image credit: NASA
Space Traveler image credit: me

Sometimes I think I would make a good spaceman… I enjoy being alone as much as being with others because I have my Art brain.

The Internet is well ‘space’ suited for “alone” remote audience commonology oriented work like Ed’s ArtSite. Because the Internet is crowdless. Nobody physically goes there. The world wide web exists only within the electronic ether

Thusly, the Internet is the closest thing to a physical medium that provides a fun, spiritual, and people focused, easy peasy to edit metaphysical “canvas” for me to metaphysically “paint” and browsers like you to metaphysically “visit”.

I could have a lot of metaphysical visitors, but nobody physically comes here! You leave a “metaphysical footprint” when you visit and a “metaphysical fingerprint” when you comment but the rest of you stays put.

However, in spite of ever increasing network speeds, a rapid influx of simultaneous browsing visitors could form a crowded network packet bandwidth bottleneck… An electronic internet traffic jam.

You’ll know the possibility of an Internet traffic jam by a delay in your browser’s response time.

If Yogi Berra was still around, he might say, “Nobody goes there. It’s too crowded.” And both statements could be true.

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By Ed Caldwell

I’m mostly retired. Except for some unavoidable honey-dos, I pretty much goof off for a living now. My last career job was designing internet operating circuit boards along with a distinguished team of engineers, managers and support personnel. Prior to that I was an electronics technician evolving into circuit board design in the defense industry working with tactical missile systems. My first career job was a professional artist. During my younger years I worked many odd jobs beginning at age nine with a newspaper delivery route.

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