S2 Episode 4 – Radia Perlman

Dr. Radia Perlman 

Have you ever wondered how the internet came to be? Join IPO Education Foundation as we speak to the “Mother of the Internet”, Dr. Radia Perlman, and find out about her invention spanning tree protocol, a system that allowed computers to communicate with each other, a significant contribution to the internet we know today. It took Dr. Perlman only two days to create this algorithm and she spent the next few days writing a poem that is included with her patent!

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