The Online User's Encyclopedia is the first comprehensive practical guide to global computer networks, providing extensive coverage of the Internet (including an introduction to the TCP/IP protocols), as well as other networks such as FidoNet, BITNET, UUCP, WWIVNet, and RIME.
This book is essential reading if you're looking to get the most out of your modem. Free updates are available for registered users; those interested in more information may check the FTP archive at ftp.netcom.com, get /pub/mailcom/README, or the Internaut Online Magazine at file://ftp.netcom.com/pub/mailcom/internaut/index.html.
Table of Contents
Chapter 33: How the Internet Came to Be, Part 1
Chapter 33: How the Internet Came to Be, Part 2
Steve Cisler Review
Matrix News Review