Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday February 01, 2016

Bot Tweets At Comcast Whenever Internet Speed Is Too Slow

This guy wins the internets today. If I was him, I would make this a free download for all Comcast customers. wink

As he describes it, he’s got a Raspberry Pi آ— a small, cheap, customizable computer, basically آ— hooked up to his connection. Every hour, it runs a series of speed tests and stores that data. When the speed is below 50 Mbps, his setup activates a Twitter bot that tweets at Comcast: "Hey @Comcast, why is my internet speed [speed] when I pay for 150down/10up in Washington DC? @ComcastCares @Xfinity #comcast #speedtest"