[LINK] Happy Birthday Internet +1

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Thu Sep 3 13:47:58 AEST 2009

[this was sent out on the American day, so I just got it. Jan]

>Subject: [Fwd: Happy Birthday, Internet!]
>for the 2nd of September.
>It all started 40 years ago today, when a couple of computers were
>connected by a long gray cable in order to pass some data.  The
>experiment was funded by the Advanced Projects Research Agency
>(ARPA) and the project was called the ARPANET.  By the end of the
>year, four sites were connected.  Today it's hundreds of millions of
>computers and we call it the Internet.  National Geographic has a
>story and some video
>Wikipedia has a nice timeline for the ARPANET

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