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Radia Perlman - "Mother of the Internet"

Radia Perlman - "Mother of the Internet"

Update: 2019-07-081
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Have you ever wondered how the internet came to be? In this episode, we speak with the "Mother of the Internet", Dr. Radia Perlman, and find out about her invention spanning tree protocol, a system that allowed computers to communicate with each other, a significant contribution to the internet we know today. It took Dr. Perlman only two days to create this algorithm and she spent the next few days writing a poem that is included with her patent!


This episode is sponsored by Ryan Mason and Lewis LLP.

Read The Spanning Tree Patent and Poem: https://patents.google.com/patent/GB2406486A

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Radia Perlman - "Mother of the Internet"

Radia Perlman - "Mother of the Internet"