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Read online Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet Twenty five years ago it didn t exist Today twenty million people worldwide are surfing the Net Where Wizards Stay Up Late is the exciting story of the pioneers responsible for creating the most talked about most influential and most far reaching communications breakthrough since the invention of the telephone .

In the s when computers where regarded as mere giant calculators J C R Licklider at MIT saw them as the ultimate communications devices With Defense Department funds he and a band of visionary computer whizzes began work on a nationwide interlocking network of computers Taking readers behind the scenes Where Wizards Stay Up Late captures the hard work genius and happy accidents of their daring stunningly successful venture by Katie Hafner, Matthew Lyon

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Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet
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Category:History, Non fiction, Technology, Science, Computers, Internet
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