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Submission + - What if the famous MIT balloon hack happened today? (networkworld.com)

netbuzz writes: "When the Harvard and Yale football teams kick off at noontime tomorrow in Cambridge, it will have been 30 years since The Game was interrupted – to the astonishment of onlookers — by an inflating weather balloon that an MIT fraternity had planted under the field. The balloon popped, sending a plume of smoke across the gridiron, and triggering a wave of national media coverage that saw the pranksters holding their own news conference. Now imagine such a stunt happening tomorrow and what the reaction might be here in 2012? Here’s one vision of what might transpire."
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What if the famous MIT balloon hack happened today?

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