First, look at some numbers:
“‘Last year under 20 percent of the laptops have Wi-Fi built in, this year it’s 40 percent.’ Says Brain Grimm, communications director for the Wi-Fi Alliance”
Now consider that the quote appeared in a story in AAAWorld (yes, the American Auto Association). Their demographic is generally older and non-technical, so either their demographic is changing or “non-technical” is being redefined. I’m going to bet that the water is rising and, just as the world now accepts email, it now seems to expect some understanding of networking.
[UPDATE] And now the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank is reporting on growing WiFi use in the Mid-West! Oh my.
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