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Cyrus Farivar's The Internet of Elsewhere (Rutgers University Press, May 2011), is a book about the history and effects of the Internet in Senegal, South Korea, Estonia and Iran.
“Cyrus Farivar has written a brilliant first book. He has the thoughtful pen of a novelist, the observational zeal of an investigative journalist, and the insight of an experienced technologist.” Karim Sadjadpour, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
“Cyrus Farivar’s skill as a perceptive analyst and captivating storyteller lets us see the future of a connected world through his seasoned eyes.”
Ethan Zuckerman, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University
“Cyrus Farivar, a great friend of Estonia, has chronicled my country's recent and unprecedented technological history with this exceptional book. He understands not only what Estonia can teach the rest of the world, but moreover, he makes the insightful case for the necessity of modern global citizens to understand crucial Internet issues.” The Honorable Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of Estonia