Sat 24 May 2008

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 …