24 Very Ambitious Visualizations Of The Internet
Ever since the very first message was exchanged between computers almost 45 years ago, people have been very imaginative when describing, or visualizing, the network of computers, routers and servers that comprises the Internet and holds the World Wide Web.
As former Alaska senator Ted Steven’s “series of tubes” comment exemplifies, we tend to get very creative when illustrating information’s digital connective tissue (Q.E.D.).
Here are some of the most well, ambitious examples we’ve found. And yes, very many of them allude to literal surfing.
A Series Of Bendy Straws
Surfin' the Net!
To The Lighthouse
On The Grid
Delivering @s To Your Desktop
Computers Talk To Each Other
Ride The Keyboard
Make Calls From Your PC
Put This In Your Eyeball
Why Does He Need A Flashlight?
Touch Screen PCs Are The Future
He's Got The Whole World In His Hands
Globes, Money, Et Cetera