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John Carmack explains why it’s faster to send a packet to Europe than a pixel to your screen

You might know John Carmack as the guy behind Id Software (makers of Wolfenstein, Doom, Quake, and most recently Rage), but he’s also one of those eccentric rich fellows involved in private aerospace. Carmack recently tweeted something perplexing that seems impossible on the face of it. “I can send an IP packet to Europe faster [...]
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