Review of The Undersea Network

  • Lisa Levesque The University of Western Ontario
Keywords: Internet, Cables, Invisibility, Infrastructure, Narrative, Values

Abstract

In The Undersea Network, Nicole Starosielski traces transoceanic cable systems in order to illuminate their hidden narratives. Used to transmit the majority of Internet activity across the globe, these cables are seldom seen or thought of, notwithstanding their immense impact on global connectivity and the digital world.

Author Biography

Lisa Levesque, The University of Western Ontario
MLIS Student
Published
2017-01-31
Section
Book Reviews