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Google’s Project Loon takes out power lines during test flight in Washington

0. phoneArena posted on 04 Jun 2014, 20:55

Google has all sorts of outlier projects in the works. From driverless cars, to floating barges, to fiber...

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posted on 04 Jun 2014, 21:07 4

1. bugsbunny00 (Posts: 2195; Member since: 07 Jun 2013)

did i do that?

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 21:09

2. PBXtech (Posts: 1032; Member since: 21 Oct 2013)

Gotta test gravity from time to time.

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 22:36 3

4. uchihakurtz (Posts: 402; 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.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 02:35

6. Finalflash (Posts: 3492; 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.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 00:30 1

5. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)

Love all the spy tech that GoogleNSA has in store for us.

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