I for one will be happy when we’ve finally got blanket coverage Wi-Fi in San Francisco. I really can’t believe people don’t push harder for it. With so many Internet companies located in this city you’d think it would be something that people would be willing to pay for.
Do you remember the 38 had Wi-Fi? Well it did, but you’d have to be an idiot to pull out your laptop on that bus. Not only is it a slightly bumpy ride and a little crowded, I don’t think I’ve ever been on that line when there wasn’t someone completely bat fucking crazy sitting five feet away from me that could trade my laptop in for dinner. Now I read today in the washingtonpost.com that EarthLink, the company that has promised to bring us this miracle of modern man has said, promise us a profit first. They are required to pay the city $2m over four years for the privilege.
And now for a tin foil hat moment: