Re: Stuff I never thought about much....

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Pennywise@DerryMaine.Gov, Mar 19, 2009.

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    Jeff Wisnia <> wrote:

    >
    >I've been using the internet for longer than I can remember, but I don't
    >think I ever gave serious thought to just how the signals are
    >transmitted around the world.
    >
    >When I read this recent Popular Science magazine article I was shocked,
    >schocked to learn how many undersea fiber optic cables are employed to
    >carry internet traffic and how often they are damaged and require repair.
    >
    >Hope you enjoy this one as much as I did:
    >
    >http://www.popsci.com/scitech/article/2009-03/who-protects-intrnet


    Link is huge thus the tinyurl

    But double click on the second map of the article
    http://tinyurl.com/d5wsmm

    There's a larger map out there.
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