Monday, October 26, 2015

Undersea cable: From sign language to the web.

"It's strange to think that so much effort on such a large scale is devoted to something the size of a human hair. But optic fiber allows the modern world to talk to itself."

Nice read about "How the first cable was laid across the Atlantic", back in 1858 For Nerds only: A 35 mn conference about the history of it all. Nerd Nite SF: "20,000 Leagues Under the TCP: The Undersea Internet" by Chris Woodfield

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Limitations and creativity

The power of constraints: Phil Hansen at TEDxKC(Kansas City)