Your internet is working. Thank these Cold War-era pioneers who designed it to handle almost anything
A 50-year-old vision is keeping the world connected at a time of global catastrophe. The coronavirus outbreak has become the hardest challenge the internet as a network has ever face, with demand surging and millions of livelihoods depending entirely on it. Nevertheless, despite some hurdles here and there, the 50-year-old technology has coped very well. Writing in The Washington Post, Craig Timberg profiles the scientists who envisioned it.
From The Washington Post