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Steven Johnson:
The Web as a city

TED2003 · 16:30 · Filmed Feb 2003
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Steven Johnson: The Web as a city
16:30 · Filmed February 2003 at TED2003 · Subtitles available in 20 languages

Outside.in's Steven Johnson says the Web is like a city: built by many people, completely controlled by no one, intricately interconnected and yet functioning as many independent parts. While disaster strikes in one place, elsewhere, life goes on.

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Steven Berlin Johnson examines the intersection of science, technology and personal experience. Full bio
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