[TUHS] Ethernet Marks 40 Years Linking People, Computers in a Wired World

Larry McVoy lm at bitmover.com
Sat May 25 03:02:48 AEST 2013

Surprised nobody linked this ask me anything by Bob Metcalfe:


On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 08:58:21AM -0400, Clem Cole wrote:
> I fear a sad part of this slide show is that many of us remember and were
> part of it all.   Some of us  programmed these machines (I admit that I
> still have some of these pieces in my basement).  I was disappointed they
> did not show a "stinger tap." The picture of the Alto shows the first mouse
> ? the Hawley Labs mechanical mouse (which I miss for its feel).   Check out
> the picture of the first Cisco router using Intel Multibus (with a Motorola
> 68k in it) looking so awkward.
> http://www.eweek.com/networking/slideshows/ethernet-marks-40-years-linking-people-computers-in-a-wired-world/?kc=EWKNLEDP05242013A&dni=60148934&rni=24249067

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