Open Source meets the Open Ocean

Open Source meets the Open Ocean. Even the lobster fishermen get it…

Seafaring the Smart Way. The mariner’s life has always been fraught with danger, especially in the treacherous North Atlantic. This will never change, but ‘smart buoys’ — which contain information about sea conditions — can buy a sailor valuable time. Michelle Delio reports from Portland, Maine. [Wired News]

Now, if only we could drop a couple of those buoys in Lake Lewisville, we’d be all set.