Daily Archives: 2018/01/04

On Cold Weather and Weekend Bingeing

The chill that has descended upon us as the polar vortex disintegrates and releases the polar frigidity has made streaming my go-to for weekend survival.

While keeping toasty, I’ve noticed some of the streaming services are buffering more.  Usually at the initial loading for the video, very rarely in the middle.

This past weekend isn’t the first I’ve noticed, in the beginning I noticed it on one video of four or five, and mostly on Twitch.tv, but last weekend it seemed to ratchet up a bit, up to every other video on most services, and twice it interrupted playback entirely.   Continue reading