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Eight things you did not know about the Internet

Posted May 13 2009 10:13pm

For our tech savvy readers I highly recommend this series of articles about the Internet and what is behind it.

It was born 40 years ago, in a lab at the University of California, Los Angeles. Today it wraps the entire planet and features in the daily routine of more than 1.5 billion people. Of course, it’s easy to take the internet for granted and forget that it’s very much a work in progress. So what forces are shaping it, how big has it grown, and will it ever evolve a mind of its own? To find out, New Scientist posed eight simple questions

- Andras

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