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Who invented the internet ?

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Asked by SHREYA PANDEY, 12 Nov '07 01:54 pm
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Its a fact of history that often the most technical advances are precipitated by times of war. To rapidly take technology to the next level requires many smart minds congregating to concentrate on one project. Such organization requires the money and resources only a government can provide.

The answer to the question of who invented the internet is not a single man or company, but instead the involvement of many experts from various fields pooling their knowledge towards a common goal.

The catalyst for the burst of innovation that would ultimately create the internet was the launch of the Soviet Unions first satellite in 1957. The thought of Sputnik I and other Communist craft, hovering over US airspace was enough to alarm President Eisenhower to plough funds into developing the USs technical capability.

Paul Baran of RAND, a government think tank, was assigned the task of creating a communication network that could survive a nuclear attack, and enable the US to launch thei ...more
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 12 Nov '07 01:56 pm

 
  
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Its a fact of history that often the most technical advances are precipitated by times of war. To rapidly take technology to the next level requires many smart minds congregating to concentrate on one project. Such organization requires the money and resources only a government can provide.

The answer to the question of who invented the internet is not a single man or company, but instead the involvement of many experts from various fields pooling their knowledge towards a common goal.

The catalyst for the burst of innovation that would ultimately create the internet was the launch of the Soviet Unions first satellite in 1957. The thought of Sputnik I and other Communist craft, hovering over US airspace was enough to alarm President Eisenhower to plough funds into developing the USs technical capability.

Paul Baran of RAND, a government think tank, was assigned the task of creating a communication network that could survive a nuclear attack, and enable the US to launch thei ...more
Answered by Calvin, 12 Nov '07 02:14 pm

 
  
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