Some interesting history of acoustics, acousticians, and
acoustical consulting. You may be surprised to find where the CIA
started and who really invented and built the Internet.
History of the Acoustical
Society of America
Acoustical Laboratories built for W. C. Sabine by an eccentric
character with an interest in cryptography and acoustical levitation
President of ASA, has this idea about computers talking to one another
There was this
acoustical consulting firm, Bolt Beranek and Newman that developed
expertise in linking computers together and invented the modem. When
Licklider convinced the Army to build a computer network, BBN was there to
build the beginning of the internet and to develop the email system as we
know it today.
ARPANET forerunner of the Internet
Leo Beranek - Oral History Interview
Leo Beranek - Oral History Interview 2 2005
Recording Research at Bell Laboratories
Lansing Heritage - Biography of J.
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