Velocity Engine Lives

Doing a little network test and ran a traceroute to

$ sudo tcptraceroute
Selected device ppp0, address, port 55167 for outgoing packets
Tracing the path to ( on TCP port 80 (http), 30 hops max
 1  xxx.xx.xx.xx  12.847 ms  12.899 ms  13.736 ms
 2  xxx.xx.xx.xx  14.734 ms  14.966 ms  16.143 ms
 3  14.335 ms  14.712 ms  13.902 ms
 4  14.992 ms  14.204 ms  13.693 ms
 5 ( [open]  14.639 ms  17.666 ms  15.295 ms

Check out that last host. Velocity Engine was part of the marketing for AltiVec in the late 90’s early 2000’s. Curious that Apple is re-purposing that.

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