Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins Of The Internet

Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins Of The Internet

Katie Hafner


Twenty 5 years in the past, it did not exist. at the present time, twenty million humans all over the world are browsing the web. Where Wizards not sleep Late is the intriguing tale of the pioneers chargeable for growing the main referred to, such a lot influential, and so much far-reaching communications step forward because the invention of the phone.
In the 1960's, whilst desktops the place considered as mere colossal calculators, J.C.R. Licklider at MIT observed them because the final communications units. With safety division money, he and a band of visionary laptop whizzes begun paintings on a national, interlocking community of desktops. Taking readers behind the curtain, Where Wizards not sleep Late captures the exertions, genius, and chuffed injuries in their bold, stunningly profitable enterprise.

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