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too bad most of the bandwidth is probably going to be provisioned for stock traders =\
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too bad most of the bandwidth is probably going to be provisioned for stock traders =\

Naw, their servers are already co-location next to the exchanges.
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60ms...for how much damage to the ice caps and total cost?

Ice Breakers plow through the North Pole all the time. People take cruises on them, so people can jump in the freezing water.
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Latency is one thing. Alleviating the strain on the other hubs is another advantage.
    
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maybe they should re-do the cable between australia and america, I hate getting 170ms pings to american servers frown.gif
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maybe they should re-do the cable between australia and america, I hate getting 170ms pings to american servers frown.gif

There is only one direct Australia-to-Hawaii connection... there are no direct links to mainland US.
http://www.submarinecablemap.com/
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There is only one direct Australia-to-Hawaii connection... there are no direct links to mainland US.
t/
we probably go from australia to japan to us mainland then. Either way the connection overseas sucks for games like LoL
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60ms...for how much damage to the ice caps and total cost?

Pretty sure most of the ice sheet around the north pole and arctic ocean melts every summer.
 
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post #19 of 31
Or we could just use neutrinos, 42ms latently wherever you went on earth. 1.2b would make that happen. Also why does the number 42 always come up in mathmatics. OMG hitch hiker had it right all along, 42 really is the ultimate answer!!!
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Or we could just use neutrinos, 42ms latently wherever you went on earth. 1.2b would make that happen. Also why does the number 42 always come up in mathmatics. OMG hitch hiker had it right all along, 42 really is the ultimate answer!!!

Or just use quantum entanglement.
BF3 sessions with an alien across the universe and 0ms pings biggrin.gif

The down side to implementing quantum entanglement is that you'd need to take the 1.2b, add 42 and then multiply that by 42, and then multiply that by 42,000.
Edited by pengs - 4/2/12 at 11:08pm
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