You realize now that you're going to be quoted all over here.
I was following along live as well. Pretty amazing. I had goosebumps when he was standing on the edge of that capsule.
It also struck me that amazing as that jump was, I was also pretty amazed at the fact that only a few years ago all the videos we were watching online were stamp-sized garbage, and now I was watching something live at 1080p. Spectacular.
@Bas: I was watching from a hotel broadband connection, which costs $12.95 per day, and couldn't manage anything more than 240p.
And this is Silicon Valley, so they have no excuse to not have fast Internet connections.
@vesuvius: Whenever someone says that you can't do something in a browser, someone will chirp in and say that the desktop app would cope.
@JoshRoss: I was going on more about the whole infrastructure i.e. helicopters and the software they use, the measuring software, the video cameras, the streaming software etc. there is a lot more "desktop" type software than people (fanbaby) cares to admit.
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