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Sep. 9, 2016 11:53 am

Watch the oceans fill up with underwater internet cables in this great GIF

A cool visualization of the world becoming more connected, by Brooklynite Ansh Patel.
Watch the world get more connected.

Watch the world get more connected.

Image from Reddit by Ansh Patel.

Watch 25 years of the world getting way more connected.

This GIF, titled Year-by-year Map of Internet Submarine Cable Installation, is by Brooklyn denizen Ansh Patel.

Watch the world shrink.

Watch the world shrink.

Patel describes himself as “an artist whose works range from experimental games, digital media installations, performances, visual art, network + data applications and surveillance interventions.”

For a good read on the subject of submarine cables, Patel recommends the article Where the Clouds Rise from the Sea, published in The Atlantic (the magazine, that is). For a good GIF on the subject, well, just look above.

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