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Tubes: Behind the Scenes at the Internet

LSE public lecture

Date: Tuesday 3 July 2012 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Andrew Blum
Chair: Dr Ellen Helsper

The internet is not some abstract "cloud" of connectivity - it exists in tubes - on the ground and under the sea. Andrew Blum explains how the internet exists in the real world and makes the case for why we all need to understand this.

This event celebrates the publication of Tubes: Behind the Scenes at the Internet

Andrew Blum is a correspondent at Wired (U.S.) magazine whose work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New Yorker, The Atlantic, and The New York Times.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEinternet

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6043. 

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A podcast of this event is available to download from Tubes: Behind the Scenes at the Internet.

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