On October 29, 1969, the first internet message transmitted between computers at UCLA and Stanford University was, “lo.” Originally, the programmers planned to type the word “login,” but the system crashed at “lo.” Thus, lo and behold, the first internet message.

Leonard Kleinrock (pictured above) lead the UCLA team in developing the first stages of the internet. I wonder if he foresaw how enormously successful data networking would become? Can you envision the future of the current internet?


Leonard Kleinrock
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