Tag Archives: Internet protocol

Lost something on the Internet? Never again with new Digital Object (DO) Architecture.

Robert E Kahn is considered one of the key Internet pioneers. An engineer and computer scientist, who, along with Vint Cerf, invented the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Internet Protocol (IP), the fundamental communication protocols at the heart of the Internet. His latest project is the Digital Object (DO) Architecture. A key feature of the DO Architecture is the unique persistent identifier associated with […]

The importance of Standards in developing an effective Internet

In a relatively few years an esoteric tool for researchers has become so much a part of our lives that an outage would be considered a major catastrophe. Whether we are buying a book, voting, paying a bill or coordinating a disaster relief effort, the importance of the Internet is well understood. But for most […]