31 Jul '13, 3pm

In the news: Starbucks Partners With Google to Bring Faster WiFi to Over 7000 Stores.

I typically attempt to work from a Starbucks about four hours a week. My work involves some old school text-based terminal typing to manage servers. For this to work the keys that I type must travel across the network and words that get displayed come back across the network. If there is any delay or congestion in the network, the typing delays can be maddening. This isn’t so noticeable when just loading web pages. I have a good experience about 50% of the time and it depends on the number of other users in the store. The trouble isn’t the lingering laptop users, or the laptop users writing papers, checking facebook, or other low network demand applications. When I look around at what people are doing I think the problem is all the people watching netflix, HD youtube, streaming Pandora while they work, and other high bandwidth uses. I think most stores don’t have a connect...

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