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The shipping container network has altered the way companies and countries do business.
The shipping container network has altered the way companies and countries do business.

An article on Gizmodo highlights the fact that shipping containers, being at heart a 8x8x20 steel box, are not a sexy or glamorous technology — in fact, you probably don’t think of them as a technology. But as Tom Scott succinctly explains in a YouTube Video, the shipping container network — containers as packets, ports as routers, and ISO standards the protocols holding everything together — has altered the way companies and countries do business.

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