The Mis-Adventures in Technology of an Old Dog Learning New Tricks…

This Is Where The Magic Happens Seventeen years ago Wired published Neal Stephenson's magisterial epic “Mother Earth Mother Board”, about the web of undersea fibre-optic cables being built to connect all of humanity. Well – almost all. Africa, again, was left behind. Until 2009, all of East Africa could only connect to the Internet over slow and hugely expensive satellite links. Finally, two years ago, SEACOM laid a cable along the East African coast to Mumbai; then tributaries … Read More

via TechCrunch

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