Scaling the Office Romance-7.21

In 1982, with the push of a button, Vint Cerf shut down the entire network. In doing so, he was making a clear point to each and every Military Researcher and Computer Scientist in the United States and around the world: TCP/IP was going to be THE standard way of communicating over the internet, whether they liked it or not.

Later that year, TCP/IP Co-Inventor Vint Cerf pushed the button again. This time around, he shut down the entire network for two days straight.

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