tagged w/ Cafes
You can't turn a corner in Paris without stumbling upon one of the city's multitude of eating establishments. Brasseries, bistros, cafés, and even the ubiquitous salon de thé, make dining choices more abundant and diverse. Of course, there's no small amount of confusion among visitors as to the differences between these establishments. So, to make it simple, here are a few ways to understand what makes each type of eatery unique.You can't turn a corner in Paris without stumbling upon one of the city's... more
I found this amusing this morning, but now that I'm actually in a cafe that operates a time-restricted system, with the seconds ticking away, I'm finding it a little annoying. I'm liking the idea of using my network name to communicate with other people in my block though - like we do in the uni library with iTunes, in fact. Does that make me a geek?
Anyway, from Gizmodo:
"A Dutch coffee shop has come up with a clever ruse to try and drum up business from the freeloaders who nurse one drink all day in order to leach off of the free internet: they've started slagging off customers by using their WiFi network names as a passive aggressive outlet.
The CoffeeCompany have been changing their network name to things like "OrderAnotherCoffeeAlready", and have even been promoting drinks and special offers and the like. For example, apparently another one of the SSIDs used was "TodaysSpecialExpresso1.60Euro".
I think this is a great idea - I've already renamed my home network "IHateYouMrPostman", so if I don't receive any post ever again, I'll know that I've been successful."I found this amusing this morning, but now that I'm actually in a cafe that... more