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"Tubes: a Journey to the Center of the Internet" by Andrew Blum[1] examines the transatlantic cables from a historical perspective, along with the rest of the internet. It's not especially technical and he talks about a dead squirrel maybe a few too many times, but it's a pretty good read. I wrote a review about it a month ago[2].

[1]: http://www.amazon.com/Tubes-A-Journey-Center-Internet/dp/006... [2]: http://www.petekeen.com/book-review-tubes-a-journey-to-the-c...




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