"What if we could manipulate the earth's own magnetic field and thus program data into the natural energy curtains of the planet?"

What if "the earth itself is already encoded with someone else's data, and that, down there in crustal formations of rock, crystalline archives shimmer"?

I like alien conspiracy, and the idea of seeding the earth for data storage instead of food harvest is interesting. The earth's drive heads would have to be supersonic jets and the latency would be hell, but don't let reality stop you from enjoying this well written fantasy post by Geoff at [BLDGBLOG]