The Chunks Are Too Big....

a: Bad cell phone reception ~
b: pixelated picture

What: If you kinda want to understand, visually, what bad cell phone reception is like, think of a low resolution picture on a computer. They can be grainy with the detail being poorly resolved. The signals sent by cell phones are turned into discrete chunks of information. They are little digital packets of information transmitted through the air. Poor cell phone service has bigger chunks. This is somewhat analogous to a low resolution picture. The digital chunks are too big, 'cause there is not enough memory to store all the necessary information.

Writer: Lucretia
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: May 20 2013 1:37 PM

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