Mother Earth Mother Board

"Mother Earth Mother Board" is an essay by Neal Stephenson that appeared in Wired Magazine in December, 1996,[1] on the subject of the history of undersea communication cables and a modern-day effort to lay the Fibre-optic Link Around the Globe.[2] It was later reprinted in Some Remarks.[3]

See alsoEdit

How the World Was One


  1. ^ "Mother Earth Mother Board". Wired Magazine. December 1, 1996. Archived from the original on November 7, 2015. Retrieved May 19, 2021.
  2. ^ ""Why's this so good?" No. 21: Neal Stephenson's plot-free adventure story". Nieman Foundation. Retrieved 2021-11-22.
  3. ^ Doctorow, Cory (2012-08-07). "Neal Stephenson's Some Remarks, a remarkable essay collection". Boing Boing. Retrieved 2021-11-22.

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The original article is locked behind the magazine's paywall, but a PDF version is available.