Some Home Truths about Wi-Fi

My spin: Well here’s a bit more on the success and failures of WiFi
To get the network in my house up to speed, I’ll have to use a combination of wired and wireless. Until then, no surfing on the deck. But if your experience is anything like mine, you should brace yourself for a few long telephone calls with the support staff at your Internet service provider [ISP], your wireless router manufacturer, and, possibly, your employer’s information-technology department.
I still don’t have exactly what I want. But after a day and a half of frustration, I have a working wireless system. It allows me to write and edit at home more easily and efficiently than before, which is extremely valuable for someone with two small kids and a need for flexible work arrangements. (full story)