Sniffing Phones

02005-08-11 | Uncategorized | 2 comments

Scientists work to turn mobile phones into a distributed network capable of measuring pollution levels.
(Via Wired News)

Fantastic. Every citizen’s phone a tiny node in a world-wide network of pollution-sniffing. Excellent.

2 Comments

  1. Mel

    To tell you the truth, I’m not sure if I want to know what I’m sniffing because we probably all need to be wearing gas masks as it is and I’m just not ready to do that yet. :-)

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  2. Adam Solomon

    That’s nice–it’s best use, of course, will be if said scientists managed to use this data to convince people in power to actually do something, though, right?

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