I love genealogy research, and I love technology; but, I am still scratching my head over this one: Paducah, Kentucky, has installed a wireless networking "hot spot" in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Paducah's public information officer, Pam Spencer, says the purpose is simple: to allow people to use the web to help with genealogy research.
Cemetery volunteer Gerald Harwood says, "There are a lot of famous people out here -- the Scopes from the Scopes trial and Dr. Saunders, who discovered a vaccine for cholera." Pam Spencer says, "it does sound strange to have a hotspot at a cemetery, but the purpose behind it makes sense."
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