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Network geeks : how they built the internet

Author: Brian E Carpenter
Publisher: London ; New York : Copernicus, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The impact on modern society made by the Internet is immeasurable. Yet some questioned "why anyone would want such a thing" when the idea was first introduced. Part history, part memoir and part cultural study, Network Geeks charts the creation of the Internet and the establishment of the Internet Engineering Task Force, from the viewpoint of a self-proclaimed geek who witnessed these developments first-hand. With  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian E Carpenter
ISBN: 9781447150251 1447150252
OCLC Number: 840399824
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Hey Folks! --
Before My Time --
Where Do Geeks Come From? --
Going Up --
In Control --
Two Ivory Towers --
Diversity --
Economy Class --
Parallel Universes --
The Years of Miraculous Growth --
Going Under.
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Part history, part memoir and part cultural study, this book offers an inside look at the creation of the Internet and the establishment of the Internet Engineering Task Force, from the perspective  Read more...

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