20 milestones in Ethernet's first 40 years

Reviewing the highlights of Ethernet's first four decades.
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This is one of many diagrams sketched by Ethernet inventor Bob Metcalfe proposing in 1972 a network connecting computers, printers and files over coaxial cable. On May 22, 1973, Metcalfe outlined the Ether Network connectivity scheme in this memo.

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