Lo and behold! The first internet message

posted: 3127 days ago, on Monday, 2009 Jun 29 at 07:18
tags: internet, history.

"The first message sent over a computer network [on 29 October 1969] was supposed to be login, but it was truncated to lo by a system crash. … It took an hour to bring the system back up before login could be transmitted…"

Banks, M A (2008) On the Way to the Web: The Secret History of the Internet and Its Founders. Apress. p6.

In the same year, the first human landed on the Moon, Woodstock happened, and Charles Manson went on a killing spree.

nothing more to see. please move along.