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October 14, 2014 AT 7:00 pm

Daniela Perdomo #ALD14 @findingada

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Daniela Perdomo, co-founder of goTenna – was on Ask an Engineer a few weeks ago. From her intentionally minimalist bio:

I co-founded goTenna. I grew up in São Paulo, and live in Brooklyn.

And here’s a little about goTenna:

Short story: goTenna is a small device that allows you to use your smartphone to send and receive messages and share your GPS location with others even when you don’t have service.

Longer story: goTenna is a small, rugged device designed to make “No Service” no problem. Just pair your smartphone with a goTenna and communicate off-grid with those near you who also have goTenna, anywhere on the planet, regardless of access to cell reception or wi-fi. goTenna allows you to send and receive texts and share GPS locations on beautiful offline maps, without ever relying on central connectivity. Depend on it in all kinds of situations: when hiking in remote areas, traveling, attending music or sporting events or during an emergency. Plus, because goTenna is end-to-end encrypted, it’s not just for when you’re off-grid, but when you want to be. (read more)

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