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Nerds 2.0.1 : a brief history of the Internet. 1, Networking the nerds

Author: Stephen SegallerRobert X CringelyRobert M MetcalfeScott McNealyBill GatesAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : PBS Video : Warner Home Video [distributor], 1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A three part series examining the ins and outs of one of the most volatile industries: the Internet. This first episode examines how the seeds of the Internet were planted by Sputnik. In a reaction to Russia's leap ahead in technology, the Pentagon developed a new agency called ARPA. ARPAnet was created to connect computer researchers at universities across the nation. In nine months flat, the technology was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Segaller; Robert X Cringely; Robert M Metcalfe; Scott McNealy; Bill Gates; Christine Comaford-Lynch; Jeffrey Bezos; Steve Jobs; Steve Ballmer; John Doerr; Severo Ornstein; L G Roberts; Bob Taylor; Leonard Kleinrock; Frank Heart; David Walden; Vinton G Cerf; Robert E Kahn; Stewart Brand; Theodor H Nelson; Howard Rheingold; Norman Abramson; Raymond Samuel Tomlinson; Oregon Public Broadcasting.; PBS Video.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 40277509
Credits: Producer/director, Stephen Segaller ; writers, Robert X. Cringely, John Gau, Stephen Segaller ; editor, Bruce Barrow ; music, Michael Bard ; camera, Greg Bond.
Performer(s): Host: Robert X. Cringely.
Commentary: Robert Metcalfe, Scott McNealy, Bill Gates, Christine Comaford, Jeffrey Bezos, STeven Jobs, Steve Ballmer, John Doerr, Vinod Rhosia, Severo Ornstein, Larry Roberts, Bob Taylor, Leonard Kleinrock, Frank E. Heart, Dave Walden, Vint Cerf, Robert Kahn, Stewart Brand, Theodor Nelson, Howard Rheingold, Norman Abramson, Raymond Tomlinson.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: V.1. Networking the nerds --
v. 2. Serving the suits --
v. 3. Wiring the world.
Other Titles: Brief history of the Internet.
Networking the nerds
Responsibility: a production of Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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A three part series examining the ins and outs of one of the most volatile industries: the Internet. This first episode examines how the seeds of the Internet were planted by Sputnik. In a reaction to Russia's leap ahead in technology, the Pentagon developed a new agency called ARPA. ARPAnet was created to connect computer researchers at universities across the nation. In nine months flat, the technology was invented, built and installed.

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