While much of the world today has gone wireless, wires are still at the root of most things related to technology today. From charging our phones and laptops to connecting directly to the internet, cables are necessary for keeping in touch with the digital world. And staying in touch is becoming more necessary every day as larger sections of the job market are moving to online spaces.
Whether we know it or not, just about all of us rely on ethernet cables or fiber optic cables to live our modern online lives. Most of us have probably heard these terms before, perhaps on a television ad, but aren’t necessarily aware of what they are, what they do, how they differ, or why they matter. So for those of you unfamiliar with the more technical end of how the modern world operates, here’s some cursory in