I am in route home, at 30,000 feet or moving at 600 miles an hour, and I am writing this article while online on a “fairly high-speed” connection to the Internet while watching the news on DirectTV — What can be said?
We have come a LONG way from the times in which I was running my BBS with a bank of 12 24kbps modems out of my house…
There are at least 6 people around me that have the laptops on and are connected. Who knows how many others are in the full plane — Most of them are doing email – I went directly to my blog. 🙂
The service is provided by gogoinflight.com and they just happened to give first-timers a one time free card to try it out. Once I got connected (it took me a couple of times) it was great – the speed was very reasonable – much more that I expected.
I just read in the latest pctoday magazine (very low tech I know) that Google is now offering free Internet access at most USA airports until January 15 as marketing give away –
Talk about a connected society!!