The wireless service at the San Diego Convention Center worked beautifully for me this morning as I sat listening to Bernie Dodge's presentation. Later in the morning, the connection seemed intermittent, but I had other things to do, and didn't try to get online until afternoon. Much to my disappointment I couldn't connect to the wireless network, and it appeared that I was the only one having this problem. I stopped by the tech help desk, and coincidentally, another person with a Mac also had the same problem... we couldn't get an IP address. I eventually found out that the powers that be are working on whatever networking problem is involved, so hopefully I will be to connect tomorrow. It was just a highly frustrating experience, and I wasted a good hour of my time trying to find a solution because the help desk didn't have any contact with the networking side of things at NECC.
Back in my hotel room, the Embassy Suites connection isn't much of an improvement, but at least I can access email and post to this blog. I unfortunately can't upload anything.. I wanted to photocast my NECC pictures and upload some to Flickr. These tasks will have to wait until I can get a decent internet connection, I suppose.
A secondary problem I am having is that my posts are not showing up in Technorati. I've included tags generated with a Technorati Dashboard widget and I don't see them anywhere. This has been happening for a few days now. I've added a NECC category to my blog, so perhaps that will help. I'm at a loss as to why this is happening.
At any rate, something to look forward to is the Apple Education Leadership reception in a few minutes. I need some R and R with my fellow ADEs. Speaking of ADEs, it was so nice to see and get hugs from the brethren before and after my panel preso today!