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Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet (Paperback)

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    “Andrew Blum plunges into the unseen but real ether of the Internet in a journey both compelling and profound….You will never open an email in quite the same way again.”
    —Tom Vanderbilt, New York Times bestselling author of Traffic...

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    “Andrew Blum plunges into the unseen but real ether of the Internet in a journey both compelling and profound….You will never open an email in quite the same way again.”
    —Tom Vanderbilt, New York Times bestselling author of Traffic

    In Tubes, Andrew Blum, a correspondent at Wired magazine, takes us on an engaging, utterly fascinating tour behind the scenes of our everyday lives and reveals the dark beating heart of the Internet itself. A remarkable journey through the brave new technological world we live in, Tubes is to the early twenty-first century what Soul of a New Machine—Tracy Kidder’s classic story of the creation of a new computer—was to the late twentieth.

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    ISBN 9780061994951
    Author Blum, Andrew
    Genre SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies
    Format Paperback
    Pages 294
    Publisher Date 2013-05-28 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Ecco Pr
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.5 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Journey to the Center of the Internet
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade

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