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Meshes for Mensches

The Israeli settlement of Ariel just got a Nortel wireless mesh network. Big deal? Sure. Wireless municipal meshes will soon be commonplace and I we'd bet $5 that Europe and Asia—and now the Middle East—get them before us. Whereas carrier lobbyists quash public Wi-Fi here in the states, everyone else will be kicking…

CeBIT '06: Motorola Mesh Camera

Motorola doesn't just make shiny phones. We stumbled into the Moto booth to discover that their traditional product lines are alive and well, including CB radios and this Half-Life 2-esque death pod, the MEA "Rapid Response" Mesh Camera. It's a bit old, but it really looked scary. Put a gun on there and you're…