Glimpse Your Ad-Riddled Subway Commute of the Future: Pirate WiFi Hits the L Train

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We hear the back two cars are the best place to catch it. A digital creative agency called WeMakeCoolShi.It is providing a closed network on the L Train this week between the Morgan and 8th Ave. stops, served from a battery-powered web server in a sack. The “notwork,” as the team is calling it, hosts a live chat with other people on the train (originally called “Missed Connections,” but now called “Train Connections”) to facilitate hipster hookups, as well as news and curated content from local writers and artists (“feeds,” “words,” and “images”).  Read More