History of Networking, etc.

"What do you know about networking?" asks John Carter.  "For that matter, what do you care to know about networking? You might be surprised that knowing some fairly basic information about the technology involved could actually bring an ah-ha to your lips. This week’s TechTuesday on 'No Computer is an Island' is about networking which is mostly historical information and then winds up with an eye-opening paragraph about the Ethernet."