ERIC Number: EJ650873
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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The Internet: How Old? How Big? How Connected? How Used? So What?
Barron, Daniel D.
School Library Media Activities Monthly, v18 n9 p48-51 May 2002
Discusses the creation and expansion of the Internet from it's beginning in May 1961 with Leonard Kleinrock's MIT dissertation "Information Flow in Large Communications Nets", the first paper written on packet-switching (PS) theory-the fundamental element that makes the Internet possible. Includes the history, growth, connection, use and educational challenges of the internet. (JMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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