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Touching the Internet

November 12, 2011

In September, Craig blogged about the wonderful physicality of books.  The Internet also has a physical presence, a fact that we likely to forget since so much of it is out of sight (this is particularly true when we use wireless communication, since radio waves seem so ethereal (despite Michelson-Morley) . wireless technology Ben Mendelsohn recently set out to address this issue with a short documentary film on 60 Hudson Street that comprises his master’s project for the New School.  If you are not familiar with Internet routing, this may be surprising to you.  Ben’s film is quite engaging.

(HT:  Brain Pickings)

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