Slashdot weighs in on the "parasitic grid": here's a good firestorm, if I've ever seen one, about Ephraim Schwartz's article in InfoWorld in which he employs the term "parasitic grid" to refer to free wireless networks. There are plusses and minuses to the term, as I discussed yesterday. Opportunitistic networking would be more accurate.
Two sensible articles predicting reasonable futures: one, from eWeek, on 802.11a's increasing traction; the other, from Internet Week, on the reasoned reaction to WEP's weakness. The former article also mentions an increasing availability of 802.11b-based phones.
I've been slashdotted myself (first time): a lot of excellent queries and elaborations at Slashdot on the Linksys WAP11 bridging article I wrote for O'Reilly Networks