January 31st, 2018 [The history of Internetz]

Optical Telegraphy 1790's

  • designed by French engineer: Claude Chappe
  • a network of 556 French stations covered 4,800 kilometres
  • military and national communications
  • utilized until the 1850's
ARPA

  • Today ARPA is known as DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) and it still funds cutting edge science in the United States.
  • In fact some of the most preeminent New Media departments in the U.S. are funded in part by the military!
  • The Proposal: In 1968, the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) sent out a Request...

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