Andrew Blum

author of “The Weather Machine” and “Tubes”

Guest

Author of The Weather Machine and Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet; former technology writer for Wired and Newsweek magazines and contributing editor at Metropolis

Andrew Blum on KCRW

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The internet seems virtual but it’s “primarily made of fiber optic cables, cables filled with light,” according to “Tubes” author Andrew Blum.

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