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Behind the snickers and sneers of Gore’s enemies, the truth is that he actually was instrumental in getting the information superhighway up and running.
A great new tool from the minds who brought you Answers.com.
Paul Baran, a giant of early Internet technology, has died at age 84.In the early 1960s, while working at the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, California, Mr. Baran outlined the fundamentals for packaging data into discrete bundles, which he called “message blocks.” The bundles are then sent on various paths around a network and reassembled at their destination. Such a plan is known as “packet switching.”