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December 31, 2002

Wifi Heaven

Austin is truly Wifi Heaven.

I’m sitting in JP’s Java (a stone’s throw from my office, but much nicer), enjoying the cappuccino and classical music. I’m surrounded by three Dell’s, two Sony Viao’s, two iBooks (counting my own), and a powerbook G4.

UT has Wireless Access in the classroom, libraries, and even on the West Mall. But what’s astounding is the number of free WAPs which have sprung up all over town. Everyone from Schlotzky’s Deli to the Alamo DraftHouse have gotten into the act, as have my favourite Cafés (Triumph and Trianon) near the house.

Of course, Starbucks still wants to charge $50/month for WiFi access, but we all know that they’re evil, don’t we?

Posted by distler at December 31, 2002 1:44 PM

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Your office is in RLM, probably 9th floor right?
So, I am wondering where JP’s Java might be.
As you might guess from the above two statement I went to UT to get BS degree.
Austin is a truly wonderful city, and of course UT is,too.
Go Longhorns, Hook’em Horns!

Happy New Year.

Demian Cho

Posted by: Demian Cho on January 2, 2003 9:47 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

28th and Duval, across the street from “The Posse” (formerly “Lucy’s Cakes”, and before that, a gas station, I think).

Being on the 9th floor has some advantages, stone-throwing-wise.

Posted by: Jacques Distler on January 2, 2003 2:59 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

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