[LINK] From Salon: "spectrum is infinite"
Richard.Chirgwin at informa.com.au
Thu Mar 13 10:47:55 EST 2003
I would usually dismiss the sort of stuff that's in this article - except
that the person saying it, David P Reed, has lots of cred and history.
>We have stupid radios not because we haven't figured out how to make them
>smart but because there's been little reason to make them smart. They're
>designed to expect signal to be whatever comes in on a particular
>noise to be everything on other frequencies.
Very interesting. And the physics is sound (well, sound but Salon-ised a
And Salon has just introduced me to yet another infuriating advertising
technique. When I pressed the "back" button to return to the beginning of
the article - I was taken to a full-screen car ad. :-p
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