Overheard on the Web, and other Web links From The Herald's Research Editor
Friday, June 17, 2005
How unwired are we?
Looked for a place to get Internet access while out and about lately? Here's a survey of America's most unwired cities. These are cities with the most places to get wireless Internet connections: the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale area comes in 20th in percentage of WiFi hotspots, beat out by places like Toledo and Baton Rouge. If you need to find a place to plug in, there are several sites that can find a WiFi connection for you. Try WiFi 411, WiFi Maps, or use Yahoo Maps and choose 'WiFi hotspots' from your search result. (Here are the WiFi hotspots near the Miami Herald building.) posted by liz at 6:39 PM
Elisabeth (Liz) Donovan was a Herald librarian for 10 years, and Research Editor for 13 years. She came to The Herald in 1981, following several years at the
Washington Post. She started blogging in 2000, with a news research blog, followed by the blog at Herald.com in 2003. A frequent speaker and writer on news research, she was honored in 2004 by the
News Division of the Special Libraries Association for her contributions to