[ih] New journal article on IMPs, modems and gateways
internet-history at gtaylor.tnetconsulting.net
Mon Jan 7 15:51:28 PST 2019
On 01/06/2019 08:15 PM, Fenwick Mckelvey wrote:
> Kevin Driscoll and I are happy to share our new article on the interface
> message processor, modems and gateways published in the special issue on
> ARPANET in the Internet Histories journal.
> You can view the article for free at:
Thank you for the link.
> Our article focuses on the IMP’s relation to the telephone system – all
> its work connecting nodes through long lines and modems – and to the
> history of gateways. We hope the article inspires more interest in our
> fields on gateways and other devices at the margins that connected
> computer networks over the years. As media historians, we are hoping to
> collect more examples, especially specific gateways, and welcome
> suggestions of where to look next.
I will definitely be making time to read your article.
> For me, the article was also a chance to focus more on IMPs in context,
> building on some insights from my new book Internet Daemons,
Oh. That looks promising. }:-)
I'm hoping that this ends up being a companion to Where Wizards Stay Up
Late - The Origins of the Internet, a book that I've quite enjoyed.
I love technical details and history of how things came about.
> If you have any questions or comments, we’d love to hear them.
Where would you like questions or comments sent to? - I've been
accused of being wordy and I doubt this mailing list is the best place.
> Finally, a big thanks to Dave Walden for his feedback in writing this
> manuscript. His website, book and comments made this publication
> possible. All our errors are our own.
> Hope you enoy!
Grant. . . .
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