There are some moments where you have to sit back, look at the world unfolding around you, and realize that we are finally living in the future.
You can email someone an entire house and they can print it on-site using a 3D printer. You can wear a pair of glasses that effortlessly project the entire collected knowledge of the human race in front of your eyes without you so much as lifting a finger. You can even sit on a plane at 40,000 feet and catch up with your friends on Facebook.
In-flight Wi-Fi has become such an intrinsic part of the flight experience for so many in such a short period of time, we take it for granted. The fact that we harness such mind-blowing technology primarily in the pursuit of sharing photos of cats should not detract from the simple fact that it’s an amazing time to be alive.
It has become the new standard amenity, but how does in-flight Wi-Fi work?