[ExI] simulation

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Sat Dec 15 18:55:32 UTC 2007

On Sat, Dec 15, 2007 at 12:46:38PM -0600, Bryan Bishop wrote:

> Eugene just suggested that the latency problem can be fixed, though.

Up to a point, only for some specific codes and custom protocols.
It might well be that COTS hardware can't handle it (do Ethernet
frames require an ACK?), so you'd need to roll your own, something
using optical fiber as FIFO.
> Cost minimization happens when you're making your own dark fiber.

Making fiber is easy enough, but laying fiber isn't. Unless, magickal
nanomoles burrowing everywhere, crisscrossing the crust with active
optical gear for free.

(Btw, here's a nice novel illustrating such http://www.kschroeder.com/Ventus/ )

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