Have you ever really thought about how all the computers on the internet are networked together, and what massive amounts of fiber optic cable must be required? Fortune magazine writer Andrew Blum and graphic designer Nicolas Rapp have done a fantastic job at literally drawing out a global map of the internet. Most of the global infrastructure transfers data in the form of light across oceans in a matter of milliseconds from major city to city.
Fiber Optic Map of North America
Fiber Optic Map of New York City
Fiber Optic Map of Asia