In Pictures: Cool old Ethernet paraphernalia

Ethernet is almost 40 years old. Here’s a look at some of its product origins

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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. At the time, Metcalfe called the connectivity scheme an Ether Network.

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