Open Source is usually touted as a disruptive technology that is a boon to innovation and something that lowers costs and barriers to entry.Here are a number of the project he describes:
And the open source movement is having the same impact on Wi-Fi.
- Linux LiveCD Router project. -- allows you to simply boot from the CD on an old PC with a Wi-FI card for a working Linux terminal, complete with a Wi-Fi Router.
- Sesame Wi-Fi
- Less Networks Hotspots Server (popularized by the Austin Wireless City Project in Texas).
- Public IP's ZoneCD is a simple Hotspot on a CD solution.