Happy 40th birthday, Ethernet!

aaaCan it be 40 years ago that Bob Metcalfe and his PARC colleagues began their work on what would become Ethernet? Yes, happy birthday. While the worldwide celebration continues, you might want to read one of his columns that he wrote for me when I was running Network Computing magazine in the early 1990s. Here is one written in July 1991 about his early days at 3Com and betting against Novell.

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