Friday, July 6, 2007

Outlaws Will Evolve

FlashThe H.O.P.E. (Hackers On Planet Earth) Conferences are a display of technological innovation and ingenuity. They are also marked by the latest evolutions in networking systems, from Modulator Demodulators to T1s and beyond!

1994 Hope
28.8 kbit/s local network

1997 Beyond Hope
10 Mbit/s local network

2000 H2K
Ethernet and T1

First Appearance of Flash2002 H2K2
Wireless and Ethernet
Public Cluster operating at T1 speeds

2004 The Fifth Hope
Wireless and 2 T1 lines
Backup Public Cluster

2006 Hope Number Six
100-megabit Internet connection

The next H.O.P.E. is being planned for July 2008. Who knows what's next?