Lawrence G. Roberts

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This paper was first published online by the Internet Society in December 20031 and is being re-published in ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review because of its historic import. It was written at the urging of its primary editor, the late Barry Leiner. He felt that a factual rendering of the events and activities associated with the development of the(More)
computer have all set the stage for the Internet's unprecedented integration of capabilities. The Internet is at once a worldwide broadcasting capability, a mechanism for information dissemination, and a medium for collaboration and interaction between individuals and their computers without regard for geographic location. The Internet also represents one(More)
I n society today, technology, education, and economic growth go hand in hand. Technological literacy is important not only to children's own future economic well-being, but also to the economic well-being of our nation. Technology can help expand opportunities for learners to improve their skills, maximize their potential, and ready them for the(More)
Welcome back or welcome to Retrospectives. I want to just briefly go over a couple of things that I went over the first time, and you might have missed. In early 1988 SIGGRAPH funded a project called Milestones: The History of Computer Graphics. We have been working for the last year plus to define categories, to understand certain dates, decide what things(More)