By Andrew Blum
In Tubes, Andrew Blum, a correspondent at stressed journal, takes us on an enticing, completely attention-grabbing travel backstage of our daily lives and divulges the darkish beating middle of the web itself. A extraordinary trip throughout the courageous new technological international we are living in, Tubes is to the early twenty-first century what Soul of a brand new Machine—Tracy Kidder’s vintage tale of the construction of a brand new computer—was to the past due 20th.
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Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet by Andrew Blum