Google’s loony moonshots

Google's pilot program to offer internet access through a network of balloons isn't as crazy as it sounds. In fact it's another example of how combining out-of-the-box thinking with a big budget can lead to interesting innovation.

Last weekend’s big reveal of Google’s Project Loon is as much an interesting study of out-of-the-box thinking as it is about getting internet access to remote and poor parts of the world.

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