Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet, by Andrew Blum

Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet
Author: Andrew Blum
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: May 29, 2012
The internet really IS a series of tubes! Well, sort of. In this fascinating look at the history and--even more unusual--geography of the internet, Andrew Blum takes us behind the scenes and among the cables that make up the information superhighway. A fantastic read that I picked up months ago and forgot to write a review for until recent pictures of Google's data warehouse jarred my memory (hit the jump to see).

Google has released photos of their data centres. Awesome! For more, see the wonderful art blog, This Is Colossal.

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