[LINK] pigeon bandwidth again (was Re: Australian internet fails pigeon test

Martin Barry marty at supine.com
Sat Sep 17 16:16:42 AEST 2011

$quoted_author = "Kim Holburn" ;
> It sounds easy - a carrier pigeon with a USB stick can transfer data
> faster than the internet.

Horrible latency though. :-)

I did like the comparisons used in discussions about byte charging in Canada
where someone calculated it was cheaper to buy an SSD hard drive, fill it
with data, courier to the other side of the country and then throw away the


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