10 Answers to Your Questions About the Past, Present and Future of the Internet - Question 3

 
 
By Eric Lundquist  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eric Lundquist and Brian Moore increase your Internet IQ, whether you like it or not.
 
 
 
Q: Why did people make fun of Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Ala.) when he said the Internet is a 'series of tubes? A: People are ignorant. The entire inside of the earth is actually packed with billions of tubes through which Internet data travels. It is a very complicated operation.
10 Answers to Your Questions About the Past, Present and Future of the Internet - Question 3
 
 
 
 
 
Since 1996, Eric Lundquist has been Editor in Chief of eWEEK, which includes domestic, international and online editions. As eWEEK's EIC, Lundquist oversees a staff of nearly 40 editors, reporters and Labs analysts covering product, services and companies in the high-technology community. He is a frequent speaker at industry gatherings and user events and sits on numerous advisory boards. Eric writes the popular weekly column, 'Up Front,' and he is a confidant of eWEEK's Spencer F. Katt gossip columnist.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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