Undersea fibre optic cables

2012-03-25

in Geek stuff, Internet matters, Science

The first fibre optic communication cables to be lain across the floor of the Arctic Ocean are being built now.

For those who haven’t seen it, Neal Stephenson’s 1996 Wired article: “Mother Earth Mother Board” is a fascinating essay on undersea communication cables in general.

{ 0 comments… add one now }

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: