"J. R. Molloy" wrote:
> From: Brian D Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >Next step? Wind up P.C's (Apple's rumored P-1 project) and net
> >access and watch the world expand......
> Now that describes something Mike Lorrey could really use. (Me too!) Not to
> mention a billion Chinese.
I was quite intrigued when I first heard of Apple's project and look forward to trying a production model out, despite my bias against being categorized with the newbie/aol set that still thinks that "Macs Rule!".
> >A wind up router?
> Hot damn! We could put ISPs in the middle of the Pacific (or Atlantic, in
> case we want to avoid seeming provincial about it).
I dunno about a wind up one. I think matching a conventional one with a solar, wind, or micro-hydro setup would be sufficient, though I can foresee a business that is a combination health club/ISP, where the members keep the network running.... Apparently recent tests of stationary bike controlled TV's are having a positive impact on personal fitness...