Knowledge Town

I’m fairly certain that Bush referred to Pittsburgh as “Knowledge Town” to replace the old moniker of “Steel Town”. The name’s a bit cheesy, but it does reflect the tech-oriented direction the city seems to be taking.

Wi-Fi in the Steel City
By Ben Charny

“A growing number of cities are setting up Wi-Fi access in public outdoor areas like parks for business districts. The latest is Pittsburgh, where an outdoor public Wi-Fi network was launched Monday. It is run by 3 Rivers Connect, a nonprofit whose major source of funding is the state of Pennsylvania. Private wireless company Grok Technology is managing the network. “