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(McClatchy DC)   Cubans are using this new state of the art technology known as a "flash drive" to avoid censorship   (mcclatchydc.com) divider line 13
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2013-03-11 09:09:58 AM  
Samizdat upgraded to modern times.
 
2013-03-11 09:20:26 AM  
Sneakernet lives!
 
2013-03-11 09:22:32 AM  
Just wait till they discover tape backup..
 
2013-03-11 11:20:45 AM  

way south: Sneakernet lives!


Came to make sure the correct term for this particular type of network was posted. Leaving happy.
 
2013-03-11 11:27:44 AM  
Imagine when they discover paper and pen!
 
2013-03-11 11:31:49 AM  

IC Stars: way south: Sneakernet lives!

Came to make sure the correct term for this particular type of network was posted. Leaving happy.


I think samizdat is a more appropriate term, and I say this as someone who has used the sneakernet for 30 years.
 
2013-03-11 11:47:13 AM  
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2013-03-11 12:50:50 PM  

styckx: Just wait till they discover tape backup..


Or the pinnacle of bandwidth, a station wagon full of hard drives.
 
2013-03-11 01:47:07 PM  

FuturePastNow: styckx: Just wait till they discover tape backup..

Or the pinnacle of bandwidth, a station wagon full of hard drives.


I thought that was the FedEx cargo 747 full of hard drives?  Now if you're taking cost per GB then the station wagon might be more economical.  Haven't done the math.

/It is cuba, so '58 Chevy with trunk full of flash drives.
 
2013-03-11 01:48:49 PM  

dittybopper: IC Stars: way south: Sneakernet lives!

Came to make sure the correct term for this particular type of network was posted. Leaving happy.

I think samizdat is a more appropriate term, and I say this as someone who has used the sneakernet for 30 years.


I'd say they are using the sneakernet to distribute their samizdat :)
 
2013-03-11 02:23:35 PM  
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2013-03-12 01:57:01 AM  
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2013-03-15 05:32:54 AM  
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