Release the Google Internet Balloons! Photos and video!
Nice to see companies are not afraid to think big… Originally shared by +Trey Ratcliff Release the Google Internet Balloons! Photos and video! See the Full article with all the pretty pictures on blog at: http://www.stuckincustoms.com/2013/06/14/google-internet-balloons/ See the YouTube video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9ULgTdPuks 4 AM, a week ago:I get a strange email from Google. Just sign the paperwork they say. We can't tell you anything. I sign, assuming it's gotta be cool with an approach like that. Fast Forward One WeekNext thing I knew, I was up in a helicopter over Tekapo, New Zealand, sitting by Steven Levy from Wired magazine tracking balloons as they headed for the stratosphere. I was just a few hours north of my home in Queenstown, so I was excited to check out this secret Google X project right in my own backyard! So, here's the whole story. I'll start with a video I shot with Google Glass that shows some of the behind-the-scenes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9ULgTdPuks (Note, here is the Longer Video linked therein that has a lot of the tech talk and geeky stuff if you want to know more.] So, what's the reason for all this? Well, there are billions of people on Earth without […]
15 Jun 2013 in G+ Posts, by
Nice to see companies are not afraid to think big…
In album Google Balloon Powered Internet – Project Loon Nice to see companies are not afraid to think big… Reshared post from +Trey Ratcliff Release the Google Internet Balloons! Photos and video!  See the Full article with all the pretty pictures on blog at:  http://www.stuckincustoms.com/2013/06/14/google-internet-balloons/ See the YouTube video at:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9ULgTdPuks  4 AM, a week ago:I get a strange email from Google.  Just sign the paperwork they say.  We can't tell you anything.  I sign, assuming it's gotta be cool with an approach like that. Fast Forward One WeekNext thing I knew, I was up in a helicopter over Tekapo, New Zealand, sitting by Steven Levy from Wired magazine tracking balloons as they headed for the stratosphere. I was just a few hours north of my home in Queenstown, so I was excited to check out this secret Google X project right in my own backyard! So, here's the whole story.  I'll start with a video I shot with Google Glass that shows some of the behind-the-scenes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9ULgTdPuks   (Note, here is the Longer Video linked therein that has a lot of the tech talk and geeky stuff if you want to know more.] So, what's the reason for all this? […]
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How cool
just the thought in the design is cool….real engineering is about taking a "problem" and making a "solution" Reshared post from +Guy Kawasaki OREO pump-action gun. Can it get any better than a pump-action gun that shoots OREOs? http://youtu.be/vZj5rMECi7A #HolyKaw   This post has been reshared 7 times on Google+ View this post on Google+
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