from the bits-over-blocks dept.
maxstreampr wrote in to plug their
radio modem. It's the size of a credit card, one watt, and can transmit 40 miles line of sight or 3000 feet indoors. Something about using the AT command set to fire off a command 40 miles through the air amuses me.
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.