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Project Loon: The Technology

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by medved, Jun 17, 2013.

  1. medved

    medved Member

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    #1 medved, Jun 17, 2013
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  2. ElSupreme

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    So my question is how is managing thousands of balloons floating around the world a cheaper/better solution than building mobile towers on the ground?

    And also this matches up pretty well with todays xkcd.

    http://xkcd.com/1226/
     
  3. dflye

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    I'm sure it is just a matter of days until the AT&T Death Star is fully operational and can begin shooting these rebels out of the sky.
     
  4. Discoducky

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    Very ambitious and very cool. Data at that distance is not cheap.

    Free power for life (sounds familiar), unencumbered by topography (mostly) and only people with money could put them out of commission

    Yeah, like those guys...
     

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