In preparation for become more wired and less wired, I’m looking seriously at WiFi. As with all new technology, this one is in evolution. Certainly emerging as the first wide spread implementation of the ubiquity promised for some time. The thought of being able to connect anywhere without retreating to places within reach of a cable is intriquing.
Many times I want to work alone; just don’t want to be alone. Taking the notebook to the market or a local coffee shop is OK. Right now it means no connection to email, the web, or the collaboration spaces in which I work.
Glenn Fleishman offers this blog on the alphabet soup of 811.02 that provides just enough information to understand wireless, the differences in the standards, and where to go for additional details