Yesterday I was in Internet purgatory. Today I'm back in the land of the living.
The occasion? Cable installation--an activity on par with going to get fillings at the dentist. It's time consuming, and often a learning experience about the quirks of wherever you're living. When my wonderful technician was done, I had play-off basketball and what I thought was a working pipe into the Web. However, I learned soon after that, Comcast had changed its system for getting customers online since the last time we had leased a modem.
The latest system requires you to install … Read more