I just finished watching John Stewart in a 640×480 window while playing poker in another window. In the second monitor was the Phillies game with the volume down. I didn’t miss a beat.
With the Daily Show over the Phils moved monitors. They’re now sharing with poker. The new monitor has Firefox where I’m typing this blog entry.
I’ve always had a theory we could handle a lot more information than we were receiving. The problem’s not on our end. We just haven’t been particularly good at speeding up communications. The dual monitors fatten my pipe. It hasn’t overwhelmed me yet.