Category Archives: Standards

Standardizing Information Transmission: The Uniform Penny Post Established

Today in 1840, the Uniform Penny Post was established throughout the UK, facilitating the safe, speedy and cheap conveyance of letters.“At this time I did not stand very well with the dominant interest at the General Post Office. My old friend Colonel Maberly had … Continue reading

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First Internet Domain Name and a New Era for IT

Today in 1985, the first Internet domain name,, was registered.  

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