The problem with LinkedIn

I used to admire LinkedIn. It served a purpose, had a solid business model and meant recruiters could easily find me and contact me. LinkedIn had the amazing advantage of doing three things that could seemed contradictory at first glance but worked in its unique ecosystem:
Provide me with a convenient place to host my resumeAllow me to contact recruiters and peersDo so without being an addictive platform like Facebook or Twitter (my personal opinion)
Basically, the sweet thing about LinkedIn is that you could just create your profile and only log in when absolutely necessary such as when you changed jobs or earned a new qualification. LinkedIn had a definite purpose and everybody was using it the way it was meant to be utilized: as a platform to connect recruiters and prospective candidates and to allow professionals to grow their networks and showcase their skills.

Then, things changed. People started using LinkedIn as a way to get in touch with key executives to sell their products o…

Analysis of Orange's 10M La Fibre package

I have the 10M fibre optics package with 75GB data plan. I usually only use half that amount mainly through PS4 updates/downloads, YouTube, Twitter and good old regular browsing.

Below are some tests I have been running on

Friday 24 March 2017 - 20.30

Wednesday 29 March 2017 - 11:40 (Ugadi - public holiday)

Tuesday 4 April 2017 - 20:15

Monday 10 April 2017 - 18:23

This last one is what I'm getting most of the time these last days. I just cannot connect to the servers to run the test. Mauritius Telecom claim they were doing repair work on their lines for a couple of weeks, however the speeds are still really bad.


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