A Brief History of the Internet

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Current name of SF Giants park
Candlestick Park
Previous name of SF Giants park
Now
when is the information age?
Goped
What did Edwin Chiu create?
Architech
Original name of company started by 6 guys in a garage
Excite
current name of company started by 6 guys in a garage
Info tech as a big business
what the company Architech/Excite was smart enough to see
P.C.
"Single largest legal creation of wealth on the planet"
Amazon.com
virtual bookstore
Vinod Khosa
Venture capitalist who funded Architech/Excite
Device for communication
advantage of internet
Email
According to Steve Ballmer, this drives the Internet
Adult supervision
Young guys hiring older CEO
$10 Billion
worth of Architech guys after company went public
Sputnik
Russian space ship, sent up in 1964
ARPA
Advanced Research Projects Agency (Eisenhower)
NASA
National Aeronautics and Space Association (Kennedy)
Lick
visionary psychologist
Gemini
Program that sent men regularly into orbit
Timeshare
name of system that allowed more people computer access to a mainframe
U.S. Pentagon
Birthplace of Internet
DARPA
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Computer technician
Bob Taylor's responsibility at ARPA/the Pentagon
National Computer Network
Bob Taylor's mission, cost $1 Million to start
Negative
reaction of colleges, did not wish to share network
Apollo
succeeded Gemini for lunar missions
UCLA, Stanford, U of Utah, U of Santa Barbara
where Taylor began ARPA net
Larry Roberts
gambler
Len Kleinrock
Larry's friend, CS prof at UCLA, uncovered pocket switching and message switching
Las Vegas
true birthplace of Information Age
BBN
High tech company in the Boston Area
Dave Walden
juggler
Frank Hart
system engineer, tough manager
Severo Ornstein
CS for social responsibility
Apollo 8
First sent astronauts to orbit moon
Packet
little chunks of information, numbered. Info is sent in them, including their origin and destination
Vint Cerf
UCLA prof, helped design ARPA
Bob Kahn
worked for BBN, helped design ARPA
ATT and IBM
declined to be involved in building of mainframe network over telephone lines
IMP
Interface Message Processor, called a router today
LOGIN
first internet message
whole earth catalog
founded by Hippie/Hacker Stewart Brand
use of radio
networking technology used to in Hawaii instead of phone lines
surf
drew Norm Abramson to Hawaii
Problems with ARPA net
no common language or way to communicate
TCP/IP
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocal. Invented by Vince Cerf and Bob Kahn and determined how networks connect and talk.
Protocol
Rules that control how different computers talk to each other
Killer app of IBM/PC
spreadsheet
Killer app of Mac
Desktop Publishing
Killer app of Internet
email
email invented by whom, when
BBN and Ray Tomlinson, 1922
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