ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA’s) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) -- which has as its mission the identification and pursuit of high-risk, high-payoff research initiatives across a broad spectrum of science and engineering disciplines -- has announced the first programs under its new Disruptioneering effort, which pushes for faster identification and exploration of bold and risky ideas with the goal of accelerating scientific discovery.
ETHERNET EVERYWHERE BLOG: So, to get a little retro on everybody, I thought I’d take a step back in time and have a fun look at the history of Ethernet. A couple of months ago, Ethernet actually celebrated its 44th anniversary. That’s right. Ethernet was developed back in 1973 and today, 44 years later, it is becoming THE ubiquitous local area networking (LAN) technology in addition to wide area networking (WAN) and now even infiltrating storage area networking (SAN).