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A dramatised account of the birth of the the concept of a computer network that became the ARPAnet which grew into the Internet. Based on http://www.internetsociety.org/internet/what-internet/history-internet/short-history-internet by Bruce Sterling

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PAUL BARAN
Only the final result will count. Basically, the packets will be tossed like hot potatoes from node to node, more or less in the direction of their destination, until they end up in the right place.
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RAND CHAIRperson
We are facing a critical, strategic problem here people. The Cold War is escalating and the threat of Nuclear War is growing even more real.
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rand member #2
The messages could be divided into smaller packets, each packet separately addressed...
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paul baran
If we make every node on the network equal in status to every other node, each node with its own authority to create, send and receive messages then we would have no network central citadel for the enemy to target.
 

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