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[ih] Baran and arbitrary reliability from arbitrarily unreliable components

Dave CROCKER wrote:

> What we are missing is Volume 2, about the creation of the Internet.  It 
> only sits around in isolated pieces, as anecdotes, personal files, and 
> fading memories. What we need is something with the richness of Katie's 
> book, that covers the remarkable history that moved a relatively obscure 
> technical mechanism into a global infrastructure.  This was as much an 
> innovation in collaborative culture as it was computer technology.

It certainly doesn't set the standard for a Volume 2, but I can offer my 
Ph.D. dissertation as a useful resource to anyone moving in that direction.


Craig Simon