/ Systems & Hardware

Connecting continents

There's something humbling that as we advance in technology, we still need big fat cables under the ocean.

Recently, Facebook & Microsoft droped their's, though it won't be running till early 2018

Last year, Google & NEC turned on theirs.

Gatekeepers to the pipeline

If you don't like Google, Facebook & Microsoft and still need to get your digital signal hardlined to europ, fear not - I was amazed at the sive of the List of international submarine communications cables

Is hardware making a comeback

With physical devices like honking cables under the ocean; baloons and drones connecting wifi hubs; alexa, google home, apple home; anything elon musk does - are we getting back to the hardware[1]?


  1. With the increase in orality, is there an increase in physicality? ↩︎

Nick Kempinski

Nick Kempinski

Armchair communications thinker refusing to say "full stack developer". I'm on the web; I do things.

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