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In this article from the BBC Click Online, Robert Kahn, the Internet's co-inventor, "tells how it all began, when, as an assistant professor of electrical engineering at MIT, he took a leave of absence to brush up on his networking theory." The article gives a sense for the innovative work that went into creating the Internet and also discusses the lack of attention given to security issues early in the development process. He notes that, "we weren't worried about viruses because we were dealing with a very narrow research community that was 'colleagular'. " From this website, visitors will also be able to read about other articles and video footage from Click Online, which focuses on "lifstyle technology."

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  • Social Studies > General

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    NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Social studies -- Technology and civilization,Technology,Social studies,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20111120195228390T,Social Sciences,NSDL

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    English

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