From diversity to convergence : British computer networks and the Internet, 1970-1995

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Rutter, Dorian James;
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The Internet's success in the 21st century has encouraged analysts to investigate the origin of this network. Much of this literature adopts a teleological approach. Works often begin by discussing the invention of packet switching, describe the design and development o... View more
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