The wireless society /

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by Kallen, Stuart
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Kallen, Stuart A., Series: At issue. Mass media Published by : Greenhaven Press, (Detroit :) Physical details: 117 p. ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Wireless LANs | Cell phone systems | Wireless communication systems | Wireless LANs. | Cell phone systems. | Wireless communication systems. Year : 2007 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
Location Call Number Serial Data Published Status Date Due
Bluefield High School 004.6 WIR Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. 102-107) and index.

Municipal wi-fi is part of a communications revolution / Neal Peirce -- The potential benefits of municipal wi-fi are overstated / David P. McClure -- Wi-fi technology is beneficial to high school administrators / Ron Schachter -- Wireless classrooms present many challenges to teachers / Mahesh P. Bhave -- Wireless technology boosts business productivity / Intel Information Technology -- Wireless networks can have negative consequences for employees / Jyoti Thottam -- Using a wi-fi network poses security risks / Stephen Lawson -- The unauthorized use of available wireless signals should not be illegal / John C. Dvorak -- Wireless implants enable the government to track and control citizens / Amy Worthington -- Fears of wireless implant surveillance are overblown / Josh McHugh -- Cell phones transmit dangerous radiation that causes cancer / Taraka Serrano -- Cell phones do not cause cancer / James Niccolai -- Cell phone use impairs drivers / Lee Siegel -- The wi-fi revolution is failing the urban poor / Roberto Lovato.

Examines wireless technology, its many advantages and its drawbacks.