Google’s Project Loon takes out power lines during test flight in Washington
0. phoneArena 04 Jun 2014, 20:55 posted on
Google has all sorts of outlier projects in the works. From driverless cars, to floating barges, to fiber...
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4. uchihakurtz (Posts: 314; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
I hope somewhere in the future Google will make like a genetically modified tree that can act as a WiFI signal extender so we have internet everywhere and the environment will be better.
6. Finalflash (Posts: 2189; Member since: 23 Jul 2013)
I think that is what they're trying to do with the balloons instead. You can genetically modify a tree but wait for said tree to grow enough to be a good enough antenna might take too long. In places with lots of tall trees like most of Canada, finding a way to convert trees into antennae (already shown possible) might work.
5. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)
Love all the spy tech that GoogleNSA has in store for us.