How to correctly measure the speed of an Internet channel and stop looking like a fool in the eyes of your ISP

How to correctly measure the speed of an Internet channel and stop looking like a fool in the eyes of your ISP
 
 
Forgive me for forgiveness, boiling. We are the Sochi provider "Business Communication" , since 2002 we have been providing customers with access to the wonderful world of the Internet. Our unofficial type of slogan is "Normal communication operator". And we are responsible for our words - the quality of the Internet is above the average for the market, we do our work well, competently and honestly, no one is on this site. For example, we have internet rates of 200 and 300 megabits per second. We monitor parameters throughout the network, which is designed and built with the need for constant monitoring ...
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Remote work, how it works

Remote work, how it worksCurrently, more than 5 years, I work as a staff member on a remote scheme. In this article I will talk about how I came to this work, what are the pros and cons, and what I plan to do with it all.
 
 
I started my career in IT from work in 1C-franchisee, where I received average money for my small town, then I was drawn to something more "cowardly", I began to learn Python /Java. This allowed me to create several projects, which to this day bring me an average zp for my city, but it did not work out cool. Eggs and money for the discovery of something more serious and risky I did not find, so I ...
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What non-commercial projects are interesting Y Combinator

What non-commercial projects are interesting Y Combinator
 
 
In 201? Y Combinator gave away its first interest-free grant Watsi. Since then, we have funded 25 non-commercial start-ups in various fields, including global health (Noora Health, New Incentives), poverty alleviation (eg No Lean Season, New Story, Zidisha), democracy (vote.org, ACLU) and philanthropy as such (??? hours, the Center for Effective Altruism). Supported by Y Combinator non-profit organizations continued to be funded by GiveWell, the Open Philanthropy Project, DRK and others.
 
 
The idea behind the program is simple: we treat non-commercial start-ups almost exactly like commercial ones...
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5 typical mistakes in developing strategies and ways to deal with them

5 typical mistakes in developing strategies and ways to deal with themHello, dear Khabarovsk people!
 
 
My name is Vyacheslav Arkharov and I have been working in the field of strategic management for many years. Many people think that this is such a harsh and difficult thing that only large corporations need. But this is a popular misconception. The correct strategy is needed and a small start-up, developing an application for editing photos, and a medium-sized web studio with two hundred orders per year, and a large system integrator with billions of turns. Of course, the strategy for each of them will vary in scale and detail - but nevertheless, the main approaches...
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Seminar "Virtual infrastructure for developers: opportunities, applications and services", June 2? St. Petersburg

Seminar "Virtual infrastructure for developers: opportunities, applications and services", June 2? St. Petersburg
 
 
Hello, Habr! We close the DataLine Universities season with a seminar in St. Petersburg .
 
 
28 June We are waiting for you at the seminar "Virtual infrastructure for developers: capabilities, applications and services" . Let's talk about how the cloud infrastructure and services can be useful for developers. Consider examples of deploying test environments and working with containers and applications.
 
 
There are only a few places left, ...
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Sochi.Kamera: the features of creating a project in general, completely, completely from scratch, without standards and already implemented examples

Sochi.Kamera: the features of creating a project in general, completely, completely from scratch, without standards and already implemented examples Sochi.Camera - A site with broadcast of streams from more than 300 web cameras installed in Sochi and its environs. The site and the entire service is non-commercial, created and maintained on its own funds by a local ISP "Business Communication" , already almost 10 years. In this post we will describe how to code from absolute zero; about the battle with YouTube (we won); why free software is bad, and free video streaming service is good. Perhaps in the future, when they turn to us with another proposal - write for 100-200 thousand rubles. the same service as Sochi.Camera, we instead ...
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The presentation in a million: investor deck, which attracted $ 100 million for Square

This presentation for investors (investor deck) helped to attract $ 100 million investment in round C of the company Square Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter. Therefore, it has good karma and it will help attract investments into your project.
 
 
The presentation in a million: investor deck, which attracted $ 100 million for Square  
 
I redraw this presentation and now I have a file in Keynote /PowerPoint that startups could use as a template for their presentations to investors. The key slides of the presentation are under the cut.
 
 

Structure of slides


 
Here are all the slides of the presentation in order:
 
 
The Square Proposition - a unique trading ...[/h]
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Saint P Rubyconf 2018: June 1? St. Petersburg

Saint P Rubyconf 2018: June 1? St. PetersburgHello Habr and the Ruby community!
 
 
We hasten to inform you that very soon,
June 1? 2018
, for the second time there will be a conference for developers on Ruby and Ruby on Rails -
Saint P Rubyconf 2018
. The conference slogan is "Ruby: the best parts". Venue - St. Petersburg, Building ITMO on the street. Lomonosov Moscow State University, 9. please register
rather, places are limited!
 
 
This year you expect:
 
 

Steep Speakers and Reports


 
 
Bozhidar Batsov: RuboCop
 
Nick Sutterer (topic to be confirmed)
 
Sergey Dolganov: Make API Client Great Again (with Contracts)
 
Anton ...[/h]
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In pursuit of effective processes and a successful product - Whale Rider

In pursuit of effective processes and a successful product - Whale RiderThe audience of the festival of RIT ++ conferences is mainly, of course, technicians. But if you think that the reports are only about programming, then you are mistaken. Nothing human is alien to technical companies, so the whole two thematic conferences are devoted to governance issues.
 
 
Conference on
project management and entrepreneurship
in the Internet sphere Whale Rider will unite the discussion of pressing topics in the context of IT specifics: business processes, strategy, work with clients, performance metrics and even jurisprudence (hello, GDRP) - more about the program under ...
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Sofa as the limit of the capabilities of a lazy employee in the turquoise paradigm

Here it is. Comfortable, soft (or hard - to someone like it), with armrests, pillows, which are more suitable just under the ear, and not under the elbow. The perfect sofa. And most importantly, is at your work.
 
 
He is completely free, there is never a queue to him, it's your sofa and nobody else, but you work and do not notice it exactly until you suddenly want to lie down.
 
 
And then there is a thought experiment: try to lie down on your sofa in your organization in a working, of course, time.
 
 
Sofa as the limit of the capabilities of a lazy employee in the turquoise paradigm ...
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