The Undersea Network (Sign, Storage, Transmission)
Released! 04/01/2015
The Undersea Network (Sign, Storage, Transmission)
by Nicole Starosielski
Paperback

In our "wireless" world it is easy to take the importance of the undersea cable systems for granted, but the stakes of their successful operation are huge, as they are responsible for carrying almost all transoceanic Internet traffic. In The Undersea Network Nicole Starosielski follows these cables from the ocean depths to their landing zones on the sandy beaches of the South Pacific, bringing them to the surface of media scholarship and making visible the materiality of the wired... read more