To commemorate the Internet’s 50th birthday, the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London recently hosted an event on “Happy Packet Switching: 50 Years of Internet” with a series of short talks from researchers in the department.
You can now find all of the slides here: https://kingsddh.gitlab.io/happy-packet-switching/
- Video: The History of ARPANET
- Dr Stuart Dunn, Growing up tall and proud: Arpanet and the Cold War
- Dr Mercedes Bunz, Thank you internet, or how I got away from Kittler
- Dr Claire Reddleman, The Power of Abstraction: Mapping the Internet
- Video: How does packet switching work?
- Dr Conor McKeown, Logic; Cryptography; The Internet: How Cracking Codes Led to Shaking Hands
- Dr Daniel Nemenyi, Cybernetic Guerilla Warfare
- Dr Kristen Schuster, The Internet Was Invented for Sharing Cat Photos…
- Dr Photini Vrikki, At the Internet’s Margins? After the Mainstreaming of Online Practices
- Dr. Ashwin Mathew, Whose Internet?
- Video: The future of ARPANET
Video montages by Dr Marta Musso.