The video view/download speed in vplayer.oreilly.com seems to limited to 150 kB/s per stream so good quality videos are unwatchable online and downloads are slow.
Problem verified with Google Chrome. Each new download comes at 150 kB/s per stream. The Functional Thinking video cannot be viewed online as it shows few seconds at a time and then buffers some more.
The combined download speed is ok when downloading several videos at once.
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