The internet is powered by over 300 heavy duty underwater cables that carry 99% of all international data from continent to continent to right at your fingertips almost instantaneously. In this episode of Nat & Lo, Natalie Hammel and Lorraine Yurshansky go behind the scenes at Google and onto a ship that will install the Monet cable system to see what these incredible cables are made of and how they’re installed.Thin underwater cables hold the internet, another look at the tech and its history, and how does the internet work? Plus: More Nat & Lo, including How Google[x]’s Project Loon Tests Its Giant Internet Balloons.
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