I’m in Gulfport, MS blogging wirelessly from the airport. Dulles and Atlanta don’t have free WiFi but a lot of the smaller airports do and it’s great. According to Nicholas Kristof, the largest WiFi hotspot in the world is in Eastern Oregon where some 600 miles are covered.
Driving along the road here, I used my laptop to get
e-mail and download video – and you can do that while cruising at 70
miles per hour, mile after mile after mile, at a transmission speed
several times as fast as a T-1 line. (Note: it’s preferable to do this
with someone else driving.)
Cool! Now if only they could solve the problem of long-life batt