Opensource.com has a report
, which is an effort to build low-cost wireless network infrastructure that can operate independently from governments and wireless data companies. "And the main components can be built out of trash. Some boards, wires, plastic tubs, and cans can build you a FabFi node. The design of the node purposefully uses things that are widely available wherever the project takes place. Users in Afghanistan discovered that instead of requiring specialty made reflectors, they could use the metal from USAID vegetable oil cans because it turns out to be the right malleability and size for these reflectors.
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