RTV 3007 Cable Lesson 2

RTV 3007 Cable Lesson 2 - The Birth of the Internet n

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The Birth of the Internet n Cold war struggles between the U.S. and the  former Soviet Union speeds  development of the  Internet n Question posed in 1963 by RAND, a cold war think tank.  “How could the U.S. communicate after a nuclear  attack?
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The Birth of the Internet Answer  The communication network would require: ü The intelligence to reside in the endpoints ü Any endpoint could talk to any other endpoint ü Network Routing be self-healing after attack ü No centralized control ü Messages divided into packets that could take any 
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The Birth of the Internet n The SAGE Project (early warning radar system)  provides the U.S. with advanced warning against  a missile attack n Computer and communication technology  modem and video display terminal were  outgrowths of the SAGE project
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The Birth of the Internet n Paul Baran and Donald Davies, working independently,  develop theoretical ideas for making computer networks 
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