Google’s balloon-based wireless networks may not be a crazy idea

Google’s balloon-based wireless networks may not be a crazy idea

After sweeping US budget cuts, the Pentagon is testing new tools to stop drug trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean: a blimp tethered to the back of a boat and a hand-launched drone.

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Pont de Singe bridge<br /> by Olivier Grossetête French artist Olivier Grossetête used three enormous helium balloons to float a rope bridge over a lake in Tatton Park, a historic estate in north-west England.

6.15.13 - Google Project Uses Balloons to Expand Internet Access -"each balloon can provide Internet service to a 40 kilometer diameter area with speed equivalent to a 3G connection. ...The balloons would be steered by “sailing” through winds from controllers on the ground. Users on the ground have to attach a special Internet antennae to their home to pick up signals. The ambitious project, currently still being tested, is the newest Google “Moon Shot” from their Google X Labs."

Google Project Uses Balloons to Expand Internet Access

Will the translucent, jellyfish-shaped balloons called Project Loon be a success?

Balloon wi-fi and infowars

Balloon wi-fi and infowars

Google Wants to Use Balloons to Cover the World in Wi-Fi - http://poustnr.com/google-wants-to-use-balloons-to-cover-the-world-in-wi-fi/

Google Wants to Use Balloons to Cover the World in Wi-Fi - http://poustnr.com/google-wants-to-use-balloons-to-cover-the-world-in-wi-fi/

Google Launches Balloons to Bring Wi-Fi to Remote Regions

Google Launches Balloons to Bring the Internet to Remote Regions

Google Launches Balloons to Bring Wi-Fi to Remote Regions

Google unveils its Project Loon Wi-Fi balloons - in pictures

Google unveils its Project Loon Wi-Fi balloons - in pictures

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Olivier Grossetête’s childlike bridge, which stays above a lake of water with the help of three billowy hot-air balloons filled with helium, induces so much zen we just want to do nothing but stare it at for hours.

This bridge is held afloat by balloons

Pont de Singe bridge<br /> by Olivier Grossetête French artist Olivier Grossetête used three enormous helium balloons to float a rope bridge over a lake in Tatton Park, a historic estate in north-west England.

Google Blimps will carry wifi signals across Africa.

Google blimps will carry wireless signal across Africa

Search giant to bring wi-fi to remote African regions in emerging markets wi-fi roll-out

Brazil mulls use of balloons to bring internet to Amazon rainforest

Brazil mulls use of balloons to bring internet to Amazon rainforest

About Project Loon

Project Loon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia internet access everywhere.

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300 Hanging Wires Form A Buzzing, Wiggling Inverse Arch

space+art=awe 300 Hanging Wires Form A Buzzing, Wiggling Inverse Arch

Twitter Bird costume- Blue t-shirt, dyed blue feathers, leggings, yellow socks, and flip flops!

Twitter Bird Halloween Costume

MIT Creates Amazing UI From Levitating Orbs x2

MIT Creates Amazing UI From Levitating Orbs

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