red balloons

  • How To Find Those Red Balloons

    This morning DARPA launched ten red balloons across the U.S. in a Network Challenge to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the precursor to the Internet, Arpanet. The first team to correctly locate all ten balloons will win a $40,000 prize. The idea is to see how people can self-organize on the Internet and how information disseminates through social and viral networks. There are thousands… Read More