[ih] Baran and arbitrary reliability from arbitrarily unreliable components
cls at rkey.com
Thu Mar 19 05:37:51 PDT 2009
Dave CROCKER wrote:
> What we are missing is Volume 2, about the creation of the Internet. It
> only sits around in isolated pieces, as anecdotes, personal files, and
> fading memories. What we need is something with the richness of Katie's
> book, that covers the remarkable history that moved a relatively obscure
> technical mechanism into a global infrastructure. This was as much an
> innovation in collaborative culture as it was computer technology.
It certainly doesn't set the standard for a Volume 2, but I can offer my
Ph.D. dissertation as a useful resource to anyone moving in that direction.
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