Wifi that stretches for miles

Helium provides a communication network using hotspots that people install in their homes.
As a hotspot owner you earn helium tokens – a cryptocurrency – for providing coverage.
There are now about 5,000 hotspots in the world, providing full coverage in most major US cities.
So far, the Helium network has been used for tagging/tracking devices and also smart water meters, among other applications.

What alternatives to Facebook and Twitter?

Summary Whether you think Twitter/Facebook should ban users or not, the crux of the matter is that Facebook/Twitter have a lot of influence. Mastodon.online provides a more decentralised version of Twitter. The most robust option is for everyone to have their own website and to link websites together in feeds. This isn’t fully slick, butContinue reading “What alternatives to Facebook and Twitter?”