[SIGCIS-Members] Born in a Van: Happy 40th Birthday to the Internet!

Joly MacFie joly at punkcast.com
Wed Nov 22 16:52:16 PST 2017


That's great. I will surely mention this at our meetup this weekend.

https://www.meetup.com/isoc-ny/events/245159453/

On Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 7:42 PM, Marc Weber <mweber at computerhistory.org>
wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
>
> Please enjoy a new @CHM post, “Born in a Van: Happy 40th Birthday to the
> Internet!” by Marc Weber, curatorial director of our Internet History
> Program, on our blog<http://www.computerhistory.org/atchm/?p=10653> and
> on Medium<https://medium.com/chmcore/born-in-a-van-happy-
> 40th-birthday-to-the-internet-d81287f172bf>. The post also features an
> original CHM film<https://youtu.be/H8dn9tTPsAA> production by Jon Plutte
> and Weber.
>
>
> ·        Over the shortening fall days of 1977, an unmarked silver step
> van filled with futuristic equipment, engineers, and sometimes fully
> uniformed generals quietly cruised the streets of the San Francisco Bay
> Area/Peninsula. Only an oddly shaped antenna gave a hint of its purpose. On
> November 22, 1977 this van demonstrated/The van was about/getting ready to
> demonstrate the first full transmission with what would become the internet
> standard we use today [[, for nearly everything, from dating hailing a ride
> to rides to medical information.
>
>
>
> Read " Born in a Van: Happy 40th Birthday to the Internet " on @CHM<
> http://www.computerhistory.org/atchm/?p=10653> or Medium<
> https://medium.com/chmcore/born-in-a-van-happy-
> 40th-birthday-to-the-internet-d81287f172bf>. Please enjoy and be sure to
> share!
> All the best,
> Jenny<http://technovationchallenge.org/>
>
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