Wi-Fi stands for Wireless-Fireless, because unlike old wireless radio transmitters, Wi-Fi does not rely on an open flame for power
They used to build wireless signal fires on wet hay bales to improve the signal. I had to bring one into the house and set it up in the fireplace when I got home from school so I could do homework. If I ever see another hay bale wireless signal booster again, it'll be too soon
@ifixcoinops @yaaps @grainloom this created party lines, and allowed for local communication, but did not bridge over into the regular Telecom network. The phones had to have their own have cranked generators to produce the DC current needed. The system failed when it rained, due to the water grounding out the fence.
Cybrespace is an instance of Mastodon, a social network based on open web protocols and free, open-source software. It is decentralized like e-mail.