One problem with the conception of a wired world is that many places on this Earth don’t have electricity to support a computer. With the concept of a wireless world one would not need a wire to a device but would still need electricity. It now appears even that hurdle is almost gone. Here’s an interesting article on AMD’s efforts to bring the net to developing countries, including a $100 laptop that has a handcrank as an option to power it up.
Human ingenuity! Read on.