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[-] lawrence@lemmy.world 39 points 8 months ago

We've connected all the computers worldwide, enabled real-time communication between anyone on the globe, developed amazing applications that run online, millions using them simultaneously. Yet, we still struggle to send a file between devices that are right next to each other.

[-] downpunxx@kbin.social 9 points 8 months ago

no one can charge you carriage rates when you send and store files on your local area network, you see

[-] jmcs@discuss.tchncs.de 9 points 8 months ago

If everyone had a team of engineers to setup their local network and devices it would be equally easy.

It's like we mastered the ability to mass produce food for billions of people, but if you try to do everything from scratch on your own it's a PITA.

this post was submitted on 09 Sep 2023
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