Human beings have always created tools for calculating numbers, from the ancient abacus to today's electronic calculators. But here's an ingenious calculator drawn on paper -- the creation of comic book artist Jason Shiga. And he and the folks at Numberphile have created an explanatory video of how it works.
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Investing in undersea internet cables has been a big part of data strategy plans for tech giants in recent years. Now Microsoft and Facebook are teaming up for the mother of all cables: A 6600km monster that can move 160Tbps, which will make it the highest-capacity cable on Earth. The cable even has a name, MAREA, and it will break ground (break waves?) later this year. Hopefully it can handle all your selfies.