Awasu » What is it with geeks and carrier pigeons?
Wednesday 24th March 2004 8:12 PM [General]

Expanding on the work done at Bergen in 2001 to implement RFC 1149,

A few days ago, a unique experiment took place near the Sea of Galilee, attempting to confront two technologies: ADSL vs. pigeons' enabled wireless technology. During the experiment, 3 pigeons carried 4 GB (gigabytes) achieving what apparantly looks as pigeons' world record in data transfer.

Of course, as the article explains, while ADSL may be slower it has the advantage that it doesn't discharge on your head.


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