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COGS3 UNIX - COGS3: UNIX 2/05/2008 A brief history of the...

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COGS3: UNIX 2/05/2008 – A brief history of the Web In the beginning was the CABLE. Atlantis Cable of 1858 allowed for instant communication across the ocean. Comparable to the “landing on the moon.” Cables laid in 1866 remained in use for 100 years. 1930’s. Differential Analyzer (MIT), The Colossus. Using RAM for the first time, The Whirlwind (MIT).The silicon chip is born! (1958), compatible time sharing system (1961). Launch of Sputnik I by the USSR. Sputnik I launched ARPANET. Advanced Research, exclusive to the Government and Universities. This was a protocol to allow the computers to send and receive messages and data, UCLA, Stanford, UCSB, Utah. In 1971, ARPANET expanded to 23 total hosts. 1980 was when electronic mail was born! Four ground rules: 1) Each distinct would have to stand on its own and no internal changes could be required to any such network to connect it to the internet. Independent function. 2) Communications would be on a best effort basis. If a packet didn’t make it to the
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2008 for the course COGS 3 taught by Professor Boyle during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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COGS3 UNIX - COGS3: UNIX 2/05/2008 A brief history of the...

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