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The Retrobits Podcast

Mar 27, 2006


HTTP.  FTP.  SMTP.  NNTP.  Many letters, one heritage...

Welcome to Show 037!  This week's Topic: The ARPANET!

Topics and links discussed in the podcast...

Electronics that act like a physical disk drive - awesome idea.  Check it out at the Semi-Virtual Diskette site!
It's Vegas, Baby!  And Commodore fun!  The Commodore Vegas Expo (CommVex) 2.0 will be held on July 29 and 30, 2006...
An Internet Pioneer Ponders the Next Revolution - an interview with Robert Taylor on!
Here's a tribute to J C R Licklider, including a link to a PDF of two of his seminal papers on man-computer synergy that inspired the Internet.
Wikipedia articles on the ARPANET and Licklider - always a great place to start.
And here's an online history of the Internet, including it's ARPANET heritage, on the Internet Society website.

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Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl