One visual aspect that will be woven
into Simultaneous Translation will be computer generated internet
and network maps. The maps will help to make visual, some of the
abstract ideas of online time and distance that are central to
" A utility called traceroute probes the paths that data packets
take through the Internet, recording all the "hops" (routers)
along the way."
– The Atlas of Cyberspace
Scroll down to see three different kinds of maps: a traceroute,
an ISP map and a website map.
For more information on web mapping go to the
Atlas of Cyberspace website.
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visual representation of a Traceroute, created by the discontinued