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How Google’s internet-balloon idea got off the ground

16
Apr
2014

On paper, the notion of balloon-provided internet sounds more than a little ridiculous, but thats just how Google X rolls. Mountain Views far-off research division has recently spilled (some of) its guts to Fast Company, detailing the process for bringing something like Project Loon from concept to reality. To start, every X project must address a problem that affects possibly billions of people and it has to use a radical solution that resembles sci-fi to do so.

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