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by Sally J.

in Free Articles / Blog, Uncategorized

Sign of the times.

My laptop is set to scan for wifi signals automatically. There’s a simple pulldown menu (yay mac!) that shows me the strength of the signal plus any other signals it’s picking up that moment.

When I checked my airport connection this morning, I noticed two other wifi signals. By the time I got around to doing the screen capture you see up there, one of the signals had disappeared and another had shown up in its place.

Ever since I moved to Madison in 1986, people have been bragging about how we have the highest boookstore per person ratio in the country. According to a 2004 study we rank 4th. Not too shabby.

In any case, it’s obvious that there are a lot of readers here in Madison. My neighborhood is a mix of single family homes and 3-flats. Add an affordable city-wide wifi network to the mix, and you get multiple wifi surfers within yards of each other.

I love this town.
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