Started Planning a New PC

Started planning a new PC, but I am afraid that I am getting distracted by the thought of getting a new 4k monitor. I saw one the other day. It was ridiculously expensive, but I looked around and I could get a 28 inch display for around six hundred dollars. That has a resolution of 3840 x 2160, which means that it has four times as many pixels as a 1080p monitor like the one that I have now. There are a lot of problems with it, for instance high speed internet providers with gigabit type internet service would be needed for you to get a full benefit from the resolution. When you think about it that is what you need for you to be able to get a good video connection with that resolution. It is probably going to need about sixteen megabytes per second, more or less for you to get a Netflix type stream at a 4k resolution.

Time Warner claims that they give me up to 5 mbs I think, but it is probably not that much on a steady basis. If you run a test they might say you get more or less than that, but it is not going to be a steady stream. If you did get that much, it would not count at the peak use times. I guess that is like prime time for the most part, with internet use peaking around 9 PM at the night. At that point the whole neighborhood is probably trying to stream a movie on the Netflix, with all of the kids still awake. What you get is going to be half or less at that point in the night. You can be sure that the use is going to keep going up for the foreseeable future.


Started Looking for a Real Job

I have a job right now, but that is all it is. It about twenty eight or thirty hours per week at around ten bucks an hour. It is not as bad as some of the college jobs that I have had, but you can not really pay your bills like that. At least not unless you are willing to live a very boring life. I have nearly finished school. I have two online courses and two courses that I could never get in which I needed. I did an online recruitment tour this morning, going around to about thirty different corporations to see how you go about gauging how interested they would be in hiring me. I was not very coy about it. I made it seem as though there were lots of other companies looking to hire me, but I was willing to give them a chance to convince me that they could be the best place for me to start a career.

I figure that I have very little to lose by showing a bit of swagger, although it is true that some guys are not going to be impressed by the act. Aside from that I really dislike the concept of begging other people to give me a job as though they are doing me some huge favor. It should be something that works out well for both parties and if it is not, then I will have made a big mistake. Of course in truth I have a good deal of debt that I need to service and it would be best for me if I got started upon that as soon as it was practical to do so. That does not change the fact that I do not like to beg, at least not unless a beautiful woman is involved.