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Maximum PC|October 2021
DESPITE OUR RAPID progress as a species over the last 200 years, the global footprint for radio noise has dwindled in the past two decades. Radio waves are slowly becoming quieter, the very things that ushered us into the realm of unhindered communication all those years ago are now becoming more refined and more sophisticated.
ZAK STOREY

No longer are we churning out huge gobbets of information and throwing it deep into the dark abyss of space. No, the inevitable march of technology has brought ever more advanced forms of communication that have defined this era. As our computational devices grow more potent and we produce deeper and richer content, the need for more impressive forms of compression and greater bandwidth has become paramount. From 2.4 GHz to 5 GHz, and now Wi-Fi 6 and 6E, all have improved upon the past generation, providing us with greater capacity, and all of them have become quieter as they do it.

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