Via ITU blog – Van Jacobson presents his talk entitled “A New Way to Look at Networking.”
Jacobson’s motivation for giving this talk is his feeling that in the last decade network research in the United States has been at a dead end. Despite technological advances, everything with networking is becoming more difficult.
Van Jacobson is a Research Fellow at PARC. Prior to that he was Chief Scientist and co-founder of … all Â» Packet Design. Prior to that he was Chief Scientist at Cisco. Prior to that he was head of the Network Research group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He’s been studying networking since 1969.
[…] Damien linked to this excellent video talk given by Van Jacobson entitled “A New Way to Look At Networking“. In it Jacobson gives a lightening history of the birth of telephony networks (its all about wires), the advent of packet switching (a way to evade circuit setup times) and our modern Internet (a mechanism for information dissemination). He then predicts how the web will have to change and how existing content will no longer have an authoritative location but will live “everywhere” on the web. […]