"HelloTwitterverse! We r now LIVE tweeting from the International SpaceStation -- the 1st live tweet from Space! :) More soon, send your ?s"
I checked out his twitter account, he's been tweeting quite a lot today...must be boring in space.
Now how soon can we get Netflix streaming up there?
Since we are missing all the cool thing we were promised like flying cars and the 3day work week, this is a pretty cool step in the right direction! now hopefully they can tweet us instantly about the UFO's as soon as they see them? LOL
You seriously don't want to accidentally pick a server on Mars when you're playing CounterStrike. 40 minute ping times give the other guy a decided advantage.
The point being: we won't ever see people on other planets using the same apps in realtime. If we ever get people to Mars, they'll have to set up their own Twitter server and use a back-end process to replicate the tweets (or else it would take forever for them to just load the page). It's the good old days of Usenet, all over again!
What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't you understand?
We've been beaming internet junk into space for nearly 20 years now, the real exciting event will be when we get a player from Alpha Centauri who has a 4.37 year long ping!
This is very interesting I will have to check it out.
his is a wonderful article. The things given are unanimous and needs to be appreciated by everyone. -
I'm just wondering how long it took one of the astronauts to try downloading porn.
Well! It IS the primary use of the Internet.
"I didn't cry when Bambi's mother was shot... but I cried when HAL was turned off."
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