Full Interview: Cyrus Farivar on The Internet of Elsewhere

Photo courtesy of Cyrus Farivar

On Spark, we talk a lot about "the internet" but the way the internet is experienced, what it's used for, and who has access to it, depends a lot on where you live. The Internet of Elsewhere is a new book by technology journalist and Spark contributor, Cyrus Farivar. I spoke to him about how the experience of internet has been shaped by different national histories, cultures, and economies. He explores how this plays out in four very different societies: Iran, Senegal, Estonia, and South Korea. If you're curious, you can download the introduction to his book for free, here.

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