A Brief History of the Internet Vol. 1 - Networking the Nerds
Terms in this set (95)
In reaction to Russia's leap ahead in technology
Reason to create ARPA
A small Massachusetts company that created ARPAnet to connect computer researchers at universities across the nation.
The former name of the ball park where the S.F. Giants play
3 Com Park
the current name of the ball park where the S.F. Giants play
Here, Now, The Internet
Where/What/When is the Information Age?
Dog Years (7=1 real year)
How are years tracked on the Internet?
Percentage of American schools with Internet access
inventor (and created an "GoPed")
What's Edwin Chin doing?
Original Name of a company started by 6 guys in a garage
Current name of a company started by 6 guys in a garage
Information technology is a big industry
What were the Excite guys smart enough to see?
Largest single creation of wealth on the planet
How much internet companies are worth
Brings more people to the Internet, Cyber romancing
The Adult industry's role in the growth of the internet
A virtual bookstore worth a billion dollars but has no profit
Owner of Amazon
Venture Capitalist who funded the Architext/Excite guys
Creative, Crazy notions about apps
What Vinod Koshla liked about the men he funded
Communication, Microsoft doesn't own it
2 Biggest advantages of the Internet (according to Steve Jobs)
A driver of the internet (according to Steve Ballmer)
The oldest electronic meeting place
You can project anything you want onto a person
The fault with cyber-romances
In the Silicon Valle, young entrepreneurs recruiting a CEO is referred to as...?
Value of Excite after 3 years of going public
How the internet revolution differed from others
A satellite released by USSR
Russians won the space race, Eisenhower formed APRA
Affect of Sputnik
Man on the Moon
What did Kennedy do?
What was used in the space race?
What Pentagon scientists decided "had the right stuff"
What god the media's attention in the 60's
Size/Accesability of computers of the 60's
a visionary psychologist at MIT who saw the growing potential of computer technology and created an early concept of the intergalactic network?
did Licklider know how to make a network?
The program that regularly sent men into orbit
Funding mainframe computers for research at major universities
Advanved Research Project Agency
ARPA stand for:
The scientific name of the system that allowed more people computer access to a mainframe
Location of the birth of the World Wide Web
Defense Advanced Research Project Agency
DARPA stands for:
Purpose of DARPA
Computer researcher at ARPA
Bob Taylor's first project at the Pentagon
Network ARPA computers
Bob Taylors goal
Bob Taylors cost for his project
Bob Taylor's office in the Pentagon
Location of the Invention of the Internet
unenthusiastic (a threat to their computer time: they didn't want other people on their computers)
The universities' reactions to ARPAnet
The space program that succeeded Gemini
The type of missions that Apollo did
UCLA, Stanford, University of Utah, Berkley
The universities Taylor begain ARPAnet with
information can be represented by a string of 1's and 0's
an MIT scientist who was a chief architect of ARPAnet
Larry's friend and colleague, a gambler
True birthplace of the Information Age
Advanced computer research
in the 60's, New England was the hub of what?
What high-tech engineering company was the Boston/Cambridge area known for?
Was a computer programmer, then technical manager, then general manager at BB&N
Systems Engineer of BB&N
Social Responsibility of Computer Science of BB&N
Networking the world
The challenge the BB&N team was about to face in 1968
Send men to orbit the moon
Apollo 8 did what?
principals of data networking, packet-switching
"theory" that Len Kleinrock "uncovered" in his Ph.D. dissertation
little chunks of data to be transmitted in a network
transmit bursts of data
How phone lines were used with packets in the network
From UCLA, pioneer of ARPAnet and IMP
from BB&N, pioneer of ARPAnet and IMP
the two monster companies that declined to get involved with building a network of mainframes over telephone lines
people take a long time, computers send short bursts quickly and efficiently
the difference between phone calls over phone lines and computers sending bursts of data over a phone line
Two and from addresses, finite amount of content, get lost, don't follow same path
How are packets like postcards?
Interface Message Processor
IMP stands for:
an IMP is now called:
makes packet switching possible
length of time it took for ARPAnet to be finished
Neil Armstrong walked on the moon
happened 7 weeks before ARPAnet
First message on the Internet
Created a Hippie/Hacker catalog
Whole Earth Catalog
The name of the Hippie/Hacker catolog
drugs never get better, computers make more money
Why Stewart Brand thought computers were better than drugs
Wrote "Computer Lib"
technical people don't understand evolving and representing ideas
What potential did Ted Jelson see for computer networking in his book?
empowerment of the individual
What did computers have to do with "power to the people" according to hippie/hackers?
networking technology used in Hawaii in place of phone lines
Was draw to Hawaii by the surf
the first network to transmit data into a computer by means of radio waves rather than telephone lines or conventional wires
By 1970, where were packet switching networks running?
Different languages were used at each location
the problem with networks that weren't on ARPAnet
Why Frank Heart compared the network of the 70's to a new highway with no cars
Transition Control Protocol
TCP stands for:
IP stands for:
Killer app of the IBM PC
Killer app of the Macintosh
Killer app of the Internet
Location/Year Electronic mail was invented
Inventor of Email
How wealtjy are the inventorys of the Internet today?