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Re: Next NANOG (really off topic)

  • From: Howard C. Berkowitz
  • Date: Thu Mar 01 11:47:03 2001


On Thu, 1 Mar 2001, Simon Lockhart wrote:

 One thing which I would find useful is connectivity which extends into the
 hotel rooms themselves. Wireless would be nice, but most hotels don't cope
 with this very well. One conference I went to (I can't remember if it was
 NANOG or USENIX) provided dial-in on a hotel extension, which was useful!
The hotel of the future, giving you 10/100 switched ethernet to the room
(a hub at extra charge), and the hotel then gets an uplink to X NSP, based
on number of rooms and average usage.

Along with that comes online gaming among hotel guests (you can have a PC
installed - laptop for the suites - for extra charge), with online games
installed, where hotel guests connect to a hotel gaming server (quake
server for example), and play among themselves.
If the quake server is a requirement, does that specifically include or exclude Seattle?

Of course, downstairs in the game rooms, there will be also computers who
can be used for the el-cheapo guests, if they can't afford one in the
room, in order to play (price/time of usage).

....

--Ariel

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