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Before the Internet, There Was Cable
April-June 2003 (vol. 25 no. 2)
pp. 96, 94-95

1. J. Abbate, Inventing the Internet, MIT Press, 1999.
2. R. Calliau and J. Gillies, How the Web Was Born Oxford Univ. Press, 2000.
3. J. Light, From Warfare to Welfare: Defense Intellectuals and Urban Problems in Cold War America, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, to be published Dec. 2003.
4. P. Baran, On Distributed Communications, RAND, 1964.
5. P. Baran and M. Greenberger, Urban Node in the Information Network, RAND, 1967.
6. MAC stood for multi-access computer, man and computer, or machine-aided cognition.
7. P. Baran and M. Greenberger, Urban Node in the Information Network, RAND, 1967 p. 10.
8. Ibid., p. 20.
9. Lloyd Morrisett former head of the Markle Foundation and a leading sponsor of efforts to apply cable communications to improving the lives of impoverished Americans, is credited with coining the phrasedigital dividein 1996.
10. R. Yin, Cable on the Public's Mind, RAND, 1972, p. 4.
11. K. Stetten and J. Volk, A Study of the Technical and Economic Considerations Attendant on the Home Delivery of Instruction and other Socially Related Services via Interactive Cable TV, Volume 1: The Social Aspects of Interactive Television, MITRE, 1973, pp. 37-38.

Citation:
Jennifer S. Light, "Before the Internet, There Was Cable," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 96, 94-95, April-June 2003, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2003.1203066
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