'ETHERNET' CO-INVENTOR DIES AT 71

Mar 02, 2022

By Andy Johnson

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It was an invention that stemmed from the 1970s.

The invention was “Ethernet” which allowed people to send email over an office network or visit a website though a coffee shop hot spot.

David Boggs was an electrical engineer and computer scientist at Stanford University. In the spring of 1973, he helped develop the networking technology that connects PCs to printers, other devices and the internet in offices and homes.

David Boggs has died from heart failure in California.

He was 71.

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