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==Readings==
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The Early Internet:
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* [https://homeostasis.scs.carleton.ca/~soma/distos/2014w/kahn1972-resource.pdf Robert E. Kahn, "Resource-Sharing Computer Communications Networks" (1972)]  [http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PROC.1972.8911 (DOI)]
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* [https://archive.org/details/ComputerNetworks_TheHeraldsOfResourceSharing Computer Networks: The Heralds of Resource Sharing (1972)] - video
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==Discussion Questions==
 
==Discussion Questions==
  
 
* What were the capabilities of computers and communications networks in the early 1970's?
 
* What were the capabilities of computers and communications networks in the early 1970's?
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* How did the phone network compare to the nascent Internet?
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* What were the motivations for building the early Internet?
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* What scale were they envisioning for the network?
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* What sort of hardware was required to connect to the network?
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* How did their vision match up with what the Internet is used for today?
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* What surprised you?  What was hard to understand?

Latest revision as of 09:51, 9 September 2019

Readings

The Early Internet:

Discussion Questions

  • What were the capabilities of computers and communications networks in the early 1970's?
  • How did the phone network compare to the nascent Internet?
  • What were the motivations for building the early Internet?
  • What scale were they envisioning for the network?
  • What sort of hardware was required to connect to the network?
  • How did their vision match up with what the Internet is used for today?
  • What surprised you? What was hard to understand?