Research Notes - Internet History

Alex McKenzie: Collection of Computer Networking Development Records, 1972

Richard Bennett: Designed for Change: End-to-End Arguments, Internet Innovation, and the Net Neutrality Debate, 2009

  • Author: Richard Bennett

  • Reasons to read: technical history of the Internet (including CYCLADES), reference for 1986 Internet crash, discussions on current Internet affairs (including RINA)

  • Publisher: Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, ITIF, Washington DC

  • Links: ITIF, PDF: talk ┃ skb: yaml src

Alex McKenzie: INWG and the Conception of the Internet: An Eyewitness Account, 2011

  • Author: Alex McKenzie

  • Reasons to read: INWG history

  • Publisher: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing (Volume: 33, Issue: 1, Jan. 2011)

  • Links: DOI, Online, PDF ┃ skb: yaml src

Andrew L. Russell: OSI: The Internet That Wasn’t, 2013

  • Author: Andrew L. Russell

  • Reasons to read: OSI standardization history

  • Publisher: IEEE Spectrum (Volume: 50, Issue: 8, August 2013)

  • Links: DOI, Online ┃ skb: yaml src

Andrew L. Russell: Open Standards and the Digital Age: History, Ideology, and Networks, 2014

  • Author: Andrew L. Russell

  • Reasons to read: history of networks and network standards

  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

  • Links: Goodread, Google Books ┃ skb: yaml src

Andrew L. Russell et al.: In the Shadow of the ARPANET and Internet: Louis Pouzin and the Cyclades Network in the 1970s, 2014

  • Authors: Andrew L. Russell, Valérie Schafer

  • Reasons to read: Pouzin and CYCLADES in the historic context of ARPANET and Internet

  • Publisher: Technology and Culture, Johns Hopkins University Press, Volume 55, Number 4, October 2014

  • Links: DOI, PDF ┃ skb: yaml src

John Day: The Clamor Outside as INWG Debated: Economic War Comes to Networking, 2016

  • Author: John Day

  • Reasons to read: INWG history

  • Publisher: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing (Volume: 38, Issue: 3, July-Sept. 2016)

  • Links: DOI, PDF ┃ skb: yaml src