Wednesday, October 25, 2006

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From its early days as a pet project in the Department of Defense to its infamous time nestled under Al Gore's wing, the history of the Internet is littered with dozens of so-called birthdays.

According to the Computer History Museum, the Internet timeline starts in 1962 with research at MIT and UCLA. The first host-to-host connection, from UCLA to SRI, is made on October 29, 1969. Key Internet pioneers attended an anniversary bash at UCLA, including: Leonard Kleinrock, Lawrence G. Roberts, Robert E. Kahn and Vinton G. Cerf. Vint Cerf and Robert Kahn designed the TCP/IP and the architecture of the Internet. Many people consider this as the beginning of Internet.


Light a candle, wouldya, and check out: David Mamet's, Wilson: A Consideration of the Sources” [ when the Internet and the collective memory of the 21st century crashes, the past is reassembled from the downloaded memories of Ginger, wife of ex-President Wilson ] at the Burbank Public Library.

"Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.”
Michell Kapor

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