Actually, it's date - 02/08/11, as commonly expressed here in the U.S. - And has nothing to do with Wi-Fi. However, I feel an impulse to the head of a Starbucks with my laptop.
Meanwhile, here on the World Wide Web, a Qualcomm executive of Atheros uses this quirk of the calendar as an easy excuse to warn that "today the WiFi networks are about to be beaten by a perfect storm of problems."
The picture he paints is bleak, in fact, may never again see 802.11 Day.
(Note: Yes, I realize that to happen again in the year 2111, but you and I will not be around to see it.)
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