Unformatted text preview: statement? The Internet and the WWW 5. What did Sputnik have to do with the Internet? 6. What was the ARPANET? Why was there resistance to it initially? 7. What does packet switching mean? 8. Why was TCP/IP crucial to the growth of the Internet? 9. What is the difference between the World Wide Web and the Internet? 10. Define in your own words the term “social construction.” Explain what it is about the Internet that is socially constructed How time flies… 11. In light of the video (and your own experience), how do you think the Internet of 1998 was different from the Internet of 2008? 12. What were the early “killer apps”? How were they different from the current ones? 13. What was “computer lib” about? Has this vision been fulfilled? 14. Why do you think the original inventors of the Internet didn’t get rich?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2008 for the course AEM 3220 taught by Professor Leiponen,a. during the Spring '07 term at Cornell.
- Spring '07