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Friday, February 18, 2011

Modern Marvels - Wiring America

The telegraph and Samuel Morse, the benefits during the Civil War, connection with Europe by transatlantic cable, the buying of Alaska..... Alexander Graham Bell, telephone wires, switchboard operators..... Thomas Edison, electricity..... internet, sending "packets" through the network, Department of Defense - Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA) wanted to send information between computers, Professor Len Kleinrock "created a program to to divide computer messages into packets" using the telephone lines, but changing the switches, binary code, wireless...

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