Tower clusters By Tim B. On 1 December 2017 In Pattern, Thing Fast Company, September 2017. These clumps of cell towers, with their own mini cloud services, can handle time-critical operations like coordinating autonomous cars, independently, without having to touch the larger internet. Related writing & researchConspiratopia: Chapter 13Conspiratopia: Chapter 9Conspiratopia: Chapter 5Escalation of phone callsThe Mysterious phone calls begin… autonomouscellclumpclusterscontrolguidancephonetowersvehicle Previous Quatrian Clocks Next human_actor [entity] 1 Comment Add Comment → ?️ Emoji Investigator ™ Same source: “Edge computing within these local nodes is the internet version of a reflex reaction. You kick instantly when someone taps your knee because the “decision” to kick comes from a few neurons in your spine, without sending a signal up the backbone to your brain. Likewise, these mission-critical decisions can happen at the edge, without sending signals up the internet backbone to some “brain” in a giant, far-off server farm.” 1 December 2017 Leave a ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.