Here is what the Internet looks like: not a series of GIFs or a video of surfing goats, but a spindly collection of fiberoptic cables. The Internet, as a physical thing, actually looks a lot like a series of tubes.
I’m Jon Gosier, a software developer, writer, and designer working at the intersection of data and global development. I’m the founder Appfrica, a company that invests in the African technology sector, and MetaLayer, a company that makes data analysis easy for anyone. I won the Knight News Challenge in 2013 for Abayima, a project that aims to turn the world's 4 billion feature phones into cheap e-readers.