January 1, 1983: ARPANET Switches TCP/IP
Happy New Year!
1983 – It was an order by the U.S. Under Secretary of Defense, Richard DeLauer. The ARPANET was to have finished a conversion from the Network Control Protocol it was on, to Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol. Otherwise known as TCP/IP.The transistion went smooth, and everyone got a button for their hard work stating “I survived the TCP/IP transition”.
Wikazine – Full show notes for January 1
- Happy 18th Anniversary, Bill and Melinda Gates
- The Kermit project begins
- DOD and Walmart implement RFID tags