If you’ve ever sent an e-mail or uploaded something to the internet, you’ll want to thank Abhay Bhushan. This month’s contribution to the Blog of Funny Names.
Keeping this week’s theme going, it’s time to pull out your geek glasses, polish them up, and put them on. Don’t worry, I’ll wait.
*Fannie cues up the Big Bang Theory theme song.*
Mr. Abhay Bhushan was born in Allahabad, India, on November 23, 1944.
For those of you unfamiliar with Mr. Abhay Bhushan, he is one of the early pioneers of the internet. Those of you in the know, know in 1971 he wrote “RFC 114” while attending MIT. For any one else Planning on reading further, that would be “File Transfer Protocol” (FTP).
It’s only 17 pages if you want to read it. 😉
He also pioneered the earliest versions of e-mail for the ARPANet and, subsequently, the Internet. And he didn’t stop there—he was a big time contributor to the development of the Internet: Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) architecture.
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