SATELLITES THE SIZE OF A GRILLED-CHEESE MACHINE COULD CHANGE THE WORLD

On this side of the world, the Internet has developed and became a big part of our daily routines. Indeed, according to Nielsen Company’s audience report, the average American spends about 10 hours and 39 minutes in front of a screen each day. As we use the internet for research, for work, for personal entertainment… we tend to forget that there are still billions of people that are not connected to the web. Global connectivity has been a dream for all since the 1990s and Sara Spangelo and Ben Longmier might have just found a solution. Their startup Swarm Technologies is developing a low-cost satellite the size of a grilled-cheese machine, that has for goal affordable, global internet connectivity for all. Read more >>

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