Its Creators Call Internet Outdated, Offer Remedies
Saw this article in the paper this morning and thought I'd share it.
Basically the thrust of it is that with the rise in streaming audio/video over the Internet, there's concern that congestion will soon arise without new technologies. Dr. Larry Roberts, the guy who led the Pentagon team who developed ARPANet, has a great quote:
Originally Posted by Larry Roberts
The Internet wasn't designed for people to watch television. I know because I designed it.
He's got a company called Anagran which is developing a new type router dubbed "flow router" which detects the type of data stream being sent and dynamically allocates the bandwidth requirements.