One of the netizens’ godfather passed away:( R.I.P: Paul Baran

Paul Baran (April 29, 1926[1] ? March 26, 2011[2]) was one of the three inventors of packet-switched networks, along with Donald Davies and Leonard Kleinrock. Similar ideas for a distributed data network were being independently pursued by Donald Davies from the National Physical Laboratory in the UK, although Davies was primarily concerned with the problem of resource-sharing rather than Baran’s focus on military issues…………

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