Links to related sites for Chapter 4 -- Origins of the Internet
Images of the SAGE U.S. national air defense system featured in the chapter are from a fascinating website created by the MITRE Corporation.
A PDF version of Paul Baran's classic 1964 article "On Distributed Communications Networks" from IEEE Transactions is accessible here. It includes his diagrams of centralized and distributed networks featured in the chapter.
Access a very interesting interview with Paul Baran conducted by Stewart Brand in the March, 2001 issue of Wired.
Highly recommended -- J.C.R. Licklider's 1960 "Man-Computer Symbiosis" article cited in the chapter. Licklider had a vision of the future of computing and machine-augmented intelligence that has proved to be very accurate from present-day perspectives. The article is here.
Click here to access Licklider's April 23, 1963 "Memorandum for Members and Affiliates of the Intergalactic Computer Network" where he urged university participation in what became the ARPANET.