WWW: Wake by Robert J. Sawyer:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Very enjoyable book presents Caitlin Decter, a young girl who is a pretty normal teenager - fascinated with the social networking possibilities of the Internet. Because she is blind, she experiences the 'Net with special appliances. When a special device is implanted to give her sight, she begins to actually 'see' the Internet. Select an invention:

EyePod - you'll need one for your implant
A generic term for the external computing processing unit needed for eye implants.

Websight - visualize the Net
A way of visualizing the Internet internally.

 

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