What Is The Internet?

No, Senator Stevens, it’s actually a gigantic string of fiber optic and copper-wire cables. And it takes up most of a downtown Los Angeles office tower, with the exception of four floors of an insurance defense law firm, all one block away from Pershing Square Park. Sure, I’m republishing it, but come on, the original article was on WIRED so it’s not exactly a state secret.

Okay. Our next lesson in our ongoing series of “stuff you were happier not knowing about things you like” will be about the manufacture of sausage and other processed meat products.

Burt Likko

Pseudonymous Portlander. Homebrewer. Atheist. Recovering litigator. Recovering Republican. Recovering Catholic. Recovering divorcé. Recovering Former Editor-in-Chief of Ordinary Times. House Likko's Words: Scite Verum. Colite Iusticia. Vivere Con Gaudium.