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Wireless salt mines,

Wireless salt mines,

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Radio waves are kind of like minerals in that they don’t care about property lines. The pattern of extracting salt in Detroit looks a lot like the pattern of Wifi access nodes. That’s why the salt mine’s operations are actually an interesting example of the kind of negotiation that happen between industry, landowners and city governments when trying to provide a city service based on a low-cost commodity resource, says Orange Cone’s Mike Kuniavsky


June 7, 2008 at 10:38 pm Leave a comment