from the tipping-the-dominoes dept.
latro writes: "A BBC story talks about a recent study that claims that knocking out the top 4% of busy nodes would break the Internet into "disconnected islands." Here's the Nature article, which is really more about the error tolerance of complex systems in general, with the Web as an example."
"Dump the condiments. If we are to be eaten, we don't need to taste good."
-- "Visionaries" cartoon