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How to create a really cool Wi-Fi map of your neighborhood

Have you ever heard of wardriving? It’s the act of searching for and mapping Wi-Fi networks from a moving vehicle. It’s a really cool way to create a map of the wireless signals in a certain location. Scott Helme shows us it’s not that hard to do. He equipped his car with the right tools, drove around his town and mapped a total of 10,442 access points. He then proceeded to put all of th
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