Hey mate, you got WiFi at this cafe?


Whether it’s Dr Grant Mooney from UTS, or some weird guy writing a blog, some of us just get more work done in coffee shops. I’ve attempted to pontificate on the reasons why over many a year here, but I’ve long since given up.

While working at a coffee shop recently:

See, this tool on his laptop, there isn’t even WiFi here

Normally I ignore these flippant remarks. To mess with them though, I put my browser full screen and started loading a ton of pages. It must have caught their attention:

Hey mate, you got WiFi here?

I could have said I was tethered to the phone in my pocket but…

Yeah, pretty good for a tool, huh?

Now to be fair… nah, let’s not be this time.

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