LTE Direct networks are the future of connectivity
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Behind-the-scenes of the World Wide Web it's not us communicating with one another, but rather our machines via a large number of virtual addresses and physical wires connecting them between. The next step is removal of our reliance on centralised infrastructure; and therefore that which is subject to both failure and control.
In a year or two from now, I think people won't even remember that you had to be on Wi-Fi or get a cell signal to be able to...