A seven minute video that walks you through the history of the Internet. Including the groups that made up its foundation: ARPANET, RAND, NPL, CYCLADES.
History of the Internet from PICOL on Vimeo.
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The main driver that brought us the Internet were bulletin boards, not govt sites, which flunked out trying to implement Telidon, Datex and Minitel etc..
The BBS sysops are forgotten, others claim the fame, but they did it. I was one and had a fractal imaging program before jpg’s that could download an image in 7 seconds over a 14.4 modem in 256K colors.
The Internet: the best thing CERN has produced until now.
CERN has cost millions.
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