Happy 50th Birthday to the Internet

October marks the 50th anniversary of ARPANET, the technology of which formed the basis of the internet.  Celebrate the occasion by reading one of these great book on the creation and development of the internet we know today.
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Tubes : a journey to the center of the internet Andrew Blum Tubes : a journey to the center of the internet cover image
Amazonia James Marcus Amazonia cover image
Tubes : a journey to the center of the Internet Andrew Blum Tubes : a journey to the center of the Internet cover image
From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg : disruptive innovation in the age of the Internet John Naughton From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg : disruptive innovation in the age of the Internet cover image
Broad band : the untold story of the women who made the Internet Claire Lisa Evans Broad band : the untold story of the women who made the Internet cover image
Exploding the phone : the untold story of the teenagers and outlaws who hacked Ma Bell Philip D Lapsley Exploding the phone : the untold story of the teenagers and outlaws who hacked Ma Bell cover image
The information revolution : the not-for-dummies guide to the history, technology, and use of the World Wide Web J R Okin The information revolution : the not-for-dummies guide to the history, technology, and use of the World Wide Web cover image
Planet Google : one company's audacious plan to organize everything we know Randall E Stross Planet Google : one company's audacious plan to organize everything we know cover image
Optical illusions : Lucent and the crash of Telecom Lisa Endlich Optical illusions : Lucent and the crash of Telecom cover image
Twitterville : how businesses can thrive in the new global neighborhoods Shel Israel Twitterville : how businesses can thrive in the new global neighborhoods cover image
The master switch : the rise and fall of information empire Tim Wu The master switch : the rise and fall of information empire cover image
Network nation : inventing American telecommunications Richard R John Network nation : inventing American telecommunications cover image
Communications : an international history of the formative years R W Burns Communications : an international history of the formative years cover image
Tough calls : AT&T and the hard lessons learned from the telecom wars Dick Martin Tough calls : AT&T and the hard lessons learned from the telecom wars cover image
Digital universe : the global telecommunication revolution. Peter Benjamin Seel Digital universe : the global telecommunication revolution. cover image
Dot-dash to Dot.com : how modern telecommunications evolved from the telegraph to the internet Andrew Wheen Dot-dash to Dot.com : how modern telecommunications evolved from the telegraph to the internet cover image
The four : the hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google Scott Galloway The four : the hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google cover image
How the Internet happened : from Netscape to the iPhone Brian McCullough How the Internet happened : from Netscape to the iPhone cover image
The idea factory : Bell Labs and the great age of American innovation Jon Gertner The idea factory : Bell Labs and the great age of American innovation cover image
Black ops advertising : native ads, content marketing and the covert world of the digital sell Mara Einstein Black ops advertising : native ads, content marketing and the covert world of the digital sell cover image
Planet Google : one company's audacious plan to organize everything we know Randall E Stross Planet Google : one company's audacious plan to organize everything we know cover image
One click : Jeff Bezos and the rise of Amazon.com Richard L Brandt One click : Jeff Bezos and the rise of Amazon.com cover image
On the way to the web : the secret history of the internet and its founders Michael A Banks On the way to the web : the secret history of the internet and its founders cover image
Google Virginia A Scott Google cover image
100 ideas that changed the web Jim Boulton 100 ideas that changed the web cover image
The innovators : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution Walter Isaacson The innovators : how a group of hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution cover image
The four : the hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google Scott Galloway The four : the hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google cover image
Surveillance valley : the secret military history of the Internet Yasha Levine Surveillance valley : the secret military history of the Internet cover image
The third wave : an entrepreneur's vision of the future Steve Case The third wave : an entrepreneur's vision of the future cover image
The third wave : an entrepreneur's vision of the future Steve Case The third wave : an entrepreneur's vision of the future cover image
The players ball : a genius, a con man, and the secret history of the Internet's rise David Kushner The players ball : a genius, a con man, and the secret history of the Internet's rise cover image
The culture of connectivity : a critical history of social media José van Dijck The culture of connectivity : a critical history of social media cover image
I'm feeling lucky : the confessions of Google employee number 59 Douglas Edwards I'm feeling lucky : the confessions of Google employee number 59 cover image
The Best of 2600 a hacker odyssey, collector's edition. Emmanuel Goldstein The Best of 2600 a hacker odyssey, collector's edition. cover image
From Gutenberg to Google : the history of our future Tom Wheeler From Gutenberg to Google : the history of our future cover image
Writing on the wall : social media, the first two thousand years Tom Standage Writing on the wall : social media, the first two thousand years cover image
The best of 2600 : a hacker odyssey Emmanuel Goldstein The best of 2600 : a hacker odyssey cover image
Imagining the internet : personalities, predictions, perspectives Janna Quitney Anderson Imagining the internet : personalities, predictions, perspectives cover image
Masters of the word : how media shaped history, from the alphabet to the Internet William J Bernstein Masters of the word : how media shaped history, from the alphabet to the Internet cover image
End of the line : the rise and fall of AT & T Leslie Cauley End of the line : the rise and fall of AT & T cover image
A people's history of computing in the United States Joy Lisi Rankin A people's history of computing in the United States cover image
The idea factory : Bell Labs and the great age of American innovation Jon Gertner The idea factory : Bell Labs and the great age of American innovation cover image
Fools rush in : Steve Case, Jerry Levin, and the unmaking of AOL Time Warner Nina Munk Fools rush in : Steve Case, Jerry Levin, and the unmaking of AOL Time Warner cover image
A history of the Internet and the digital future Johnny Ryan A history of the Internet and the digital future cover image
Frenemies : how social media polarizes America Jaime E Settle Frenemies : how social media polarizes America cover image
How the Internet became commercial : innovation, privatization, and the birth of a new network Shane M Greenstein How the Internet became commercial : innovation, privatization, and the birth of a new network cover image
Life in code : a personal history of technology Ellen Ullman Life in code : a personal history of technology cover image