AFP article on Taiwan cable repair effort

D.H. van der Woude dirkvanderwoude at
Sun Jan 14 10:13:57 UTC 2007

On 1/14/07, Bill Woodcock <woody at> wrote:
> A few numbers to help understand the scale of the effort being applied.
>                                  -Bill

The Smithsonian has a beautiful online exhibition
on the laying of cables in oceans in the 19th


Each day, one day is added to our past, and thus one
day subtracted from our future. That is why the future
ought to be simpler than the past. Why is it then, that
we always wrestle with the future?

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