May 01, 2004

Worlds largest undersea LAN will lay 3000km of telecom cable off the coast of British Columbia & Washington. (I can't even figure how to route ethernet from my bedroom to the living room!) The international VENUS project will provide scientists with "plugs" on the sea floor to power their instruments & robots, and control them in real time. Oh yeah, and all the data collected will be available FREELY AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET except when the navy imposes data blackouts for passing subs. more inside