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Windows 7: Undersea cables 1901 vs. 2008

10 Feb 2009   #1
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Undersea cables 1901 vs. 2008

Kind of neat, two pictures showing the undersea cables in 1901 and today.


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Cables are what make all of our connections possible; everything from your internet to you TV is possible thanks to cables that span the globe.
more: Undersea cables 1901 vs. 2008
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10 Feb 2009   #2
Chappy

Vista Ult 64bit - Windows 7 Ult 7264 64bit
 
 

One thing I noticed....we can draw straight lines now, looks like they couldn't do that back then
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10 Feb 2009   #3
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Nah, they couldn't.
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10 Feb 2009   #4
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

They're not straight lines they're curves of infinite radius
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10 Feb 2009   #5
Anthony

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Here is some videos of Laying Fiber Optic Under Sea.....
Intresting stuff...
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11 Feb 2009   #6
daniel2

7 beta
 
 

thats great! thanks for sharing.
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11 Feb 2009   #7
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Submarine Cable Map 2009: Maps: TeleGeography Research
you can buy the 2008 map for a snip at $250!
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16 Feb 2009   #8
Chappy

Vista Ult 64bit - Windows 7 Ult 7264 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
They're not straight lines they're curves of infinite radius
LOL!

Guess that old adage of shortest distance between two points thing didn't take that into account eh..
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17 Feb 2009   #9
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

tbh I think its a different style of drawing using curvy lines instead of straight ones. Neigher map could be taken for accuracy.
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