I have just heard that BT has bought out many of T-Mobiles wifi hotspots with the aim of keeping the prices high. Not a very enlightened approach to giving access to mobile computing… Continue reading Monopoly
It was around 12 years ago that I saw a Norwegian feller on the beach in Tioman with a laptop. When I asked him what he was doing, he told me he was connected to the web via a sat phone and that he was working.
I decided that if this woas work then I wanted to get involved, so I learned how to use computers and got busy.
I am now sitting on the same beach in Tioman, with my laptop connected to the internet and I’m not working too hard.
It feels like I have come full circle, back to the source.
The city of Norwich has become Britainâ€™s largest open network. You can login within a 4km radius of county hall, which has a a “pre WiMax” 5.8GHz connection sitting on top. Gosh.
So, is Norwich a hotbed of Gypsy activity, with little tinkers tappety tapping away in the rural east of Britain?
Last week Google offered to make it’s entire hometown one big WiFi network
Mountain View, California, will then be the biggest community in the US with free WiFi.
About 72,000 people live in Mountain View, an 11 square mile city 35 miles south of San Francisco.
companies like Google and VeriSign are based in Mountainview, so during the day the population can rise above 100,000
A growing number of small Continue reading Is the office becoming redundant?
Have you ever wondered about the possibilies that new technologies offer us for freedom. Are you the kind of person who thinks that work and life can blend in harmony, rather than compete like oil and water. Do you think that work shouldn’t get in the way of life, that remote work, or remote working can be a tool for change, shading those barriers between our ability to fund our journey whilst making that journey!
We will start in London,the home of the free…..now where is that cappuccino?