Plants as network medium?

Frampton Steve R 3srf at qlink.queensu.ca
Thu Sep 10 08:35:57 EST 1998


In comp.os.linux.hardware Scot E. Wilcoxon <survey1 at fieldday.mn.org> wrote:
: Now, on the physical side, Earth does have a global processing system.
: Some of the crust comes to the surface, hardens, is damaged in various
: ways, is pulled back down from the surface, and melted back to its
: proper form.

You are, of course, very much correct!  I wonder if this couldn't be
harnessed as a slow form of networking?  The latency (millions of years)
would be pretty bad though...

Anybody working on a Linux driver for this?  ;-)

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