The fragility of early networks

How One Ship’s Anchor Disrupted Internet Access in 6 Countries,” Atlantic Science & Tech. The Internet and the web seems magical, resilient, and redundant—but it is at times very fragile. Especially at the edges, as in Africa. Webs, decentralized networks, swarms, etc., are always most fragile and vulnerable where they are newest, and must be guarded carefully.

Justin LongThe fragility of early networks