This is the first entry I’ve made from my new iBook whilst out and about. I’m actually on a commuter train right now, offline but eventually I’ll post this up. I’m running Macstumbler in the background just seeing what I can see as far as open WiFi access points. I tried this with the Zaurus which snagged a lot of points but never locked on to any of them long enough to catch an IP address. The iBook has a beefier card in the Airport extreme, so we’ll see if that makes a difference.

What would be the coolest would be if there were open access points at the train stations, so not only could you work while you were sitting in the station waiting for the train but while the train was pulled up to it you could have a minute of access that you could use to send and receive email and such. That would be quite awesome, in fact,

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Dave Slusher is a blogger, podcaster, computer programmer, author, science fiction fan and father. Member of the Podcast Hall of Fame class of 2022.