Google Internet Balloon (Project Loon) At GooglePlex

Jun 21, 2013 • 7:52 am | comments (4) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Search Engine Photo Of The Day

Project Loon At GooglePlex (Internet Balloon)

I am sure you've heard all the chatter about Google's next wild idea, a internet enabled balloon to provide internet to those in remote areas. Google calls this Project Loon. Well, Google demonstrated it at the GooglePlex yesterday.

Dozens of Googlers snapped pictures from their smart phones as well as their Google Glass.

Many posted it on Google+ and some on Twitter and here are just a few pictures from Googlers.

To learn more about what this is all about, see

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06/21/2013 12:37 pm

God, I wish I had that dinosaur for my nephew, he would love it. Oh, and the balloon is nifty too.


06/21/2013 03:36 pm

What a waste of helium. We have an imminent shortage, and this is how they plan to use it all up.


06/21/2013 04:34 pm

Potentially delivering almost the totality of our species' knowledge to those who could not previously access it reliably and potentially impacting their lives for the better is a waste of helium? Maybe we should all stop with the helium filled mylar birthday balloons first.


06/24/2013 06:41 pm

I wasn't talking about Google Loon. I was referring to car dealerships. Every time I drive by them, there are dozens of balloons tied to each car. They need to stop wasting helium.

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