Fruit-based computers (was: Plants as network medium?)

Dale Pontius dale at localhost.localdomain
Wed Sep 9 05:37:00 EST 1998

In article <6smqkd$qv0$1 at>,
        ianr at (Ian) writes:
> In article <35E704A9.5EFFDA9C at>,
>       "Michael J. Fair" <michael at> writes:
>> Hello all, at the risk of being flamed for crazy ideas I decided to
>> ask the following question.
>>  Would it be possible to use plants as the transmission medium for
>> networks?
> By a strange coincidence, there's an article on *fruit*-based
> computers on It's a spoof news site, so don't expect
> anything serious. The URL is;
I know this is all good fun.

But take a look at the book "Slant" by Greg Bear. It is pertinant
to this thread, to say the least.

Dale Pontius
edgehp AT together DOT net

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