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  1. Andrew Blum with a behind the scenes look at the internet

    This week on Tech Weekly with Aleks Krotoski and Guardian technology editor Charles Arthur discuss profit warnings and dark clouds above the makers of Blackberry phones RIM (Research In Motion) and the announcement of a write down on the value of Microsoft’s online advertising service aQuantive. Also Aleks talks to the author Andrew Blum about his new book Tubes: Behind the Scenes at the Internet which sets out to explain what the internet is made of and why it’s important for us to think about how we purchase access to the web.

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  2. Andrew Blum | Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet - Free Library Podcast

    Andrew Blum is a correspondent at Wired and a contributing editor at Metropolis, whose writing about architecture, design, technology, urbanism, art, and travel has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, The New Yorker, Slate, and Popular Science. Blum studied English and architecture history at Amherst College, and received his M.A. in human geography from the University of Toronto. From tiny fiber optic cables buried beneath Manhattan’s busy streets to the 10,000-mile-long undersea cable connecting Europe and West Africa, Blum chronicles the intriguing development of the internet in his new book, Tubes.

    http://libwww.freelibrary.org/podcast/index.cfm?podcastID=991

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  3. A Journey to the Center of the Internet

    Journalist Andrew Blum explains what and where the Internet is physically. His book Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet tells the story of the Internet’s physical infrastructure and chronicles the its development, explains how it works, and takes an in-depth look inside its hidden monuments.

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