This article does an excellent job of showing how to do relaistic project deadlines. It uses the algorithm Te=(Tb+4Tr+Tw)/6 where Te=Time estimate, Tb = best estimated, Tr= Realistic estimate, Tw= time worst.
This is a really well written explanation of getting started with BitTorrent. Most people too quickly cringe when they here someone using the software and acuse them of being a pirate, buyt a very real need recently arrived where I had to send a 770 mb media file to a supplier for testing and we spent over a week trying to set up ftp sites to get the job done... a simple Bittorrent session would have solved the problem... its really great software. How to start using BitTorrent to download files - CommonBits.org