We often focus on the big changes in technology's evolution … but, sometimes, the smaller details can be as (if not more) interesting.
Phone companies used to use approximately 1200 cables to handle the traffic of around 600 buildings.
Below is an image of one of those bundles being cut – and replaced – with 48 fiber optic cables.
Sometimes, less is more.
Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting.
- Scientists Discover the First Large Body of Liquid Water on Mars. (Wired)
- Barack Obama Says He's "Surprised by How Much Money" He Has. (CNW)
- Richard Branson Shares a Letter with His Teenage Self.(CelebrityNetWorth)
- Introverts: Use this Flowchart to See If You *Actually* Have to Hug Someone. (Well&Good)
- Apple's Self-driving Car System Could Change How It Drives by Detecting Passenger Stress Levels. (AppleInsider)
- Amazon Will Likely Pass Apple to Be the First $1 Trillion Company, Investors Say. (CNBC)
- CEOs are Starting to Bank Billion-Dollar Bonuses with IPOs. (Bloomberg)
- Venezuela's Inflation Rate May Hit 1,000,000 Percent. Yes, 1 Million. (WashPost)
- Iran is Planning to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency in Order to Bust U.S. Sanctions. (Fortune)
- Which State Has the Highest Percentage of Millionaires? Bet You Can't Guess. (Hint: Not New York or California). (Inc)