Happy 35th Birthday Ethernet

[May 22, 1973: Enter Ethernet][]

> 1973: Bob Metcalfe of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center writes a
> memo outlining how to connect the think tank’s new personal computers
> to a shared printer. The memo puts forth the basic properties of —
> and names — ethernet.

Looking at his diagram, he had the foresight to see networking not only
over a local area network, but also telephone lines and radio waves.