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by 'Anil' Radhakrishna
An architect's notes, experiments, discoveries and annotated bookmarks.

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A Brief History of the Web

Scores of smart folks have worked to make the Internet ubiquitous and the Web almost a necessary part of our daily lives.

To commemorate the 50th year anniversary of ARPA & 15th year of the first popular browser Mosaic, Vanity Fair has an interesting article on the history of the Web based on over 100 hours of interviews with several luminaries. (Thanks Scott Berkun)

Cerf & Kahn, inventors of TCP/IP (picture courtesy of Vanity Fair)

My tryst with the Internet started in 1997 when a friend helped me get a Rocketmail account. Browsing at cyber cafes' across India then on mostly dial-up connections was more than 60 times expensive that what it is today. Like for many others, the Internet has been a important part of my life and what an incredible decade it has been!

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