My modem is outmoded. How can that be? Easy. People outlaw laws and vent outrageous rage all the time.
I don’t even know what a modem is. But hey, if I need a new one …
“You have DOCSIS 2. You need DOCSIS 3,” said the cable guy.
Of course, I thought as I drove to Best Buy. How much is a DOCSIS 3? I asked the aisle guy.
“What speed is your internet connection?”
How should I know? I thought. Not fast enough, I told him.
“Do you want 4x, 8x or 16x?”
Sixteen times what? I asked. Never mind, the fastest. I want stuff yesterday.
“It can’t download data that’s not been sent.”
Will I have to buy DOCSIS 4 for that?
“The cashier is that way,” the aisle guy said.
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