The Elements of Networking Style

And Other Essays & Animadversions of the Art of Intercomputer Networking

by M.A. Padlipsky



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/28/2000

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 260
ISBN : 9780595088799

About the Book

The World's Only Know Constructively Snotty Computer Science Book: historically, its polemics for TCP/IP and against the international standardsmongers' "OSI" helped the Internet happen; currently, its principles of technoaesthetic criticism are still eminently applicable to the States of most (probably all) technical Arts-all this and Cover Cartoons, too but it's not for those who can't deal with real sentences

About the Author

The Author comes by his interests in technology and aesthetics honestly, having majored in English (well, OK, and Applied Math) at M.I.T. Dropping out of grad school in English, he dropped into programming and onto the Research Staff at M.I.T. Getting Multics onto the ARPANET led to becoming an Old Network Boy, and that, nearly naturally, led to The Book....