System Crash: Wired Planet
The exploding system of global communications has made life more convenient, more efficient, and more dangerous. From online and cell phone communications to the operation of power grids and nuclear reactors, our dependence on giant systems has never been greater-or more subject to failure.
A Network Under the Sea
Today's wired world is the result of 150 years of stringing cable across continents and seas. In 2008, Southeast Asia discovered just how vulnerable these shared networks could be.