Thursday, October 29, 2009
Special Anniversary Today
Three months earlier, man walked on the moon for the first time. That received a ton of publicity world wide.
Did the hooking together of four computers around the country warrant even a single newspaper mention? I doubt it.
Yet look at which event triggered the most change in the world, and the most benefit.
I feel like I should send flowers, but where?
One interesting trivia tidbit I found in the Wikipedia entry for Arpanet. The first time the internet was mentioned in popular TV show was in 1985, on an episode of Benson.