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Internet History, Technology, and Security

Coursera · University of Michigan · 2 HN points · 5 HN citations

The impact of technology and networks on our lives, culture, and society continues to increase. The very fact that you can take this course from anywhere in the world ...

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Jul 27, 2018 luizfzs on Ask HN: Where can one learn about the history of the internet and the protocols?
This Coursera Course is pretty interesting:
Jul 27, 2018 mrisoli on Ask HN: Where can one learn about the history of the internet and the protocols?
A few years ago I took this MOOC:

It was great for me because it was very light in coursework and easy, so it was a good gateway drug to MOOCs, unlike the more advanced classes which I often dropped halfway due to lack of time.

The content itself is very good, includes some old videos and interviews with some of the people who worked on internet technology in the 80s and 90s, and even does a quick explanation of some concepts of computer networks(TCP/IP, ethernet, etc).

Feb 07, 2014 rasz_pl on Tim Berners-Lee: We need to re-decentralise the web
Funny you say that. If you study history you will learn Mozilla org was big on pushing proprietary non standard compliant extensions. Rise of IE curbed their enthusiasm because roles have changed. I think it was in one of the interview videos at
Dec 31, 2013 krrishd on Ask HN: What MOOC in 2014 do you recommend?
I'm going to be taking:

Introduction to Databases:

Internet History, Technology, and History:

CS169x SaaS -

Dec 29, 2013 sraut on Ask PG/HN: Recommended reading on the history of technology
It's not a book but rather a course. There is also a recommended reading list.

Aug 16, 2012 raldu submitted Internet History, Technology, and Security (2 points, 0 comments)
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