Turning Trash Into High-Speed WiFi Connections in Afghanistan


Fri, May 21st, 2010 15:56 by capnasty NEWS

It took a World Bank-funded infrastructure project seven years and hundreds of millions of dollars to create just one international link for high speed WiFi in Afghanistan. It took a few smart, handy people just a few brainstorm sessions, a day of work, and a pile of trash to create their own WIFI. It underscores the point that "trash" is just raw materials in the wrong place.



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