"Dark porcelain" project offers self-installed plumbing-based Internet access
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 1, 2007 - Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced the launch of Google TiSP (BETA)™, a free in-home wireless broadband service that delivers online connectivity via users' plumbing systems. The Toilet Internet Service Provider (TiSP) project is a self-installed, ad-supported online service that will be offered entirely free to any consumer with a WiFi-capable PC and a toilet connected to a local municipal sewage system.
Speaking of toilets, I was in a new Costco in our area, and they had special toilets I had never seen. At first I thought it was a joke, but to save water, you press up on the flush handle if you went #1, and down if you went #2.
The instructions to explain all of this were pretty funny.
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