The Human Mesh Network

Researchers have found a way to transmit at 10mbps through the human arm. This simply turns humans into wires with the ultimate USB connector at the end. This means you can easily plug your powerful handheld device into any interface that can tap into your hand- though the software stack would have to understand it.

The real nut, of course, is unlocking turning humans into nodes on a mesh network rather than edges.

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  • Skin based networks are interesting, particularly for security applications.

    By far the best comment I’ve ever heard about PANs (personal area networks) was someone who said “I’m just not comfortable using my spine as a backbone.”

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