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With a name like Project Loon, you would expect Google's scheme to be a bit bonkers, but the Chocolate Factory's madcap plan to bring internet connectivity to remote areas using balloons appears to have paid off after one of the devices circumnavigated the globe in just 22 days. Project Loon is the name for Mountain View's …
Thought it took 80 days. Have I missed something?
As faithful readers of William Pène du Bois know, the introduction of the balloon cut the old record in half. Google seem to have achieved another order-of-magnitude1 reduction.
1Binary order of magnitude, natch. This is an IT site.
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