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Season 201206 Episode 09.01.12

Andrew Blum: What is the Internet, really?

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When a squirrel chewed through a cable and knocked him offline, journalist Andrew Blum started wondering what the Internet was really made of. So he set out to go see it -- the underwater cables, secret switches and other physical bits that make up the net.

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