Tubes is a creative explanation into the Internet's physical infrastructure to help the everyday reader, and daily Internet user understand the physical world that forms the foundation of our cyber-space experience. In Tubes, journalist Andrew Blum writes a revealing a fresh view of the cyber world, that the everyday user may think they understand. A world filled with components, staffed with electricians and supported by engineers who build and maintain our networks. Blum recounts the dramatic story of the Internet, its development, and how it interacts.
Check out what Kirkus Reviews calls “Fascinating and unique. . . . A captivating behind-the-scenes tour of how and where the Internet works. . . . Blum has a gift for breathing life into his subjects.”