[LINK] Carrier pigeons next?

David Boxall linkdb at boxall.name
Mon Oct 26 12:41:59 AEDT 2015

On 26/10/2015 11:53 AM, David Boxall wrote:
> ...
> For some Australians, data is so expensive that waiting for it to be
> delivered by mail is the best option. Is that sad or what?
"Over a 30-mile distance, a single pigeon may be able to carry tens of 
gigabytes of data in around an hour, which on an average bandwidth basis 
compares very favorably to current ADSL standards, even when accounting 
for lost drives."

Worth a try? ;)

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