Ever wonder about how the Internet’s network works? It’s easy to understand and figure out a local internet in your home or church. You may have a couple of hundred feet of Ethernet cable and up to 15-20 wireless transmitters setup. But the actual network that connects the whole world is so much more than that.
The video below shows how fiber optics uses light to transmit data over long distances, and with integrated photonics, expands our virtual world beyond the internet. FYI, it gets very nerdy, very fast. I thought it fascinating. Anyways here’s how fiber optics connect the world’s Internet.
Cool video from TED Ed right?