How the Internet works: Submarine fiber, brains in jars, and coaxial cables

How the #Internet works: Submarine fiber, brains in jars, and coaxial cables  #IoT

  • How the Internet works: Submarine fiber, brains in jars, and coaxial cables
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  • No, we’re talking about the big infrastructure: the huge submarine cables, the vast landing sites and data centres with their massively redundant power systems, and the elephantine, labyrinthine last-mile networks that actually hook billions of us to the Internet.
  • Just a click or a tap and, if you’ve some 21st century connectivity, you landed on this page in a trice.
  • We’re not simply talking about the wonders of TCP/IP or pervasive Wi-Fi hotspots, though those are vitally important as well.

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@TamaraMcCleary: “How the #Internet works: Submarine fiber, brains in jars, and coaxial cables #IoT”


A deep dive into Internet infrastructure, plus a rare visit to a subsea cable landing site.


How the Internet works: Submarine fiber, brains in jars, and coaxial cables

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