Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd Jul 2012 20:17 UTC
Internet & Networking "It's an urban legend that the government launched the Internet. The myth is that the Pentagon created the Internet to keep its communications lines up even in a nuclear strike. The truth is a more interesting story about how innovation happens - and about how hard it is to build successful technology companies even once the government gets out of the way."
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This is how it works, stupid
by spiderman on Tue 24th Jul 2012 06:51 UTC
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Everything big is done by the governments. The computer, nuclear power, the internet and the web would not exist without government funding and coordinating.
The "one click to buy" concept was invented by private corporations.

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