[vcf-midatlantic] Update - museum internet access
joprysko1 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 15:38:16 EDT 2016
But I thought SneakerNet was the primary network protocol when the machines
were in their prime.
On Thursday, June 30, 2016, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> We ordered a modem/router gadget from a company called Mobile Citizen.
> They sell low-priced wireless Internet access exclusively to non-profits.
> We got a desktop version (still has wifi built in), not the mobile hotspot
> described on their web site.
> This means we don't have to rely on InfoAge for Internet access in the
> museum. Also, it is a very good deal: you buy the modem and then only pay
> ten bucks a month for service.
> The hardware arrived recently and we will install it soon.
Normal Person: Hey, it seems that you know a lot.
Geek: To be honest, it's due to all the surfing I do.
Normal Person: So you go surfing?
Normal Person: But I don't think that has anything to do with knowing a
Geek: I think that's wrong on a fundamental level.
Normal Person: Huh? Huh? What?
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