February 22, 2000 7:48 PM   Subscribe is a nice worldwide index of internet-enabled coffee houses and bars. Although their presence is waning in the US (The LA area only has three), most other countries have a handful in each major city and they're quite handy when you're traveling. A friend recently came back from Ecuador, where he used one for about a dollar per hour. By the way, I noticed something odd in the Ecuador listings, one cafe is called "BillGato Zona Internet." Am I translating that correctly as "Bill Gates Zone?"
posted by mathowie (7 comments total)
"BillCat Internet Zone." They evidently plan to have a site at
posted by Nikolai at 9:43 PM on February 22, 2000

Perhaps an homage to Bloom County?
posted by sandor at 9:55 PM on February 22, 2000

they are missing about 12-14 cafes in Seattle with internet access....

[disclaimer: I work at Speakeasy]

posted by jessamyn at 10:05 PM on February 22, 2000

Hey Jess, does that mean you actually know Wendi? I can think of several people who have spent a significant amount of time at Speakeasy (David aka Zzyzx aka Timer, Amber, Shari...) - how small-worldy!
posted by CrazyUncleJoe at 8:54 AM on February 23, 2000

Free associating from Ecuador, does the Equator in Pasadena not count because it's just got coin-op access to the internet?
posted by CrazyUncleJoe at 9:01 AM on February 23, 2000

Joe, would this be the Wendi that does Slumberland? It's a new blog that I really enjoy.
posted by Jen at 11:50 AM on February 23, 2000

Jen, yup. She's even dropped by here on occasion...
posted by CrazyUncleJoe at 12:34 PM on February 23, 2000

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