BBN Technologies

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BBN Technologies

A company, originally known as Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc. (BBN), based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

BBN were awarded the original contract to build the ARPANET and have been extensively involved in Internet development. They are responsible for managing NNSC, CSNET, and NEARnet.

The language LOGO was developed at BBN, as was the BBN Butterfly supercomputer.

BBN Home.
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The auditorium, located beside its former head office along United Nations Avenue in Manila, was known for its excellent acoustics, which were done by Bolt, Beranek and Newman who are also credited for the Sydney Opera House, the Cultural Center of the Philippines, and the United Nations Assembly Hall in New York.
At the time he was working in Boston as an engineer for research company Bolt, Beranek and Newman.
Born in Amsterdam, New York, in 1941, Tomlinson attended college at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the 1960s, before joining the research and development company Bolt, Beranek and Newman. Tomlinson was working at the company when he made his email breakthrough.
His day jobs have included stints with Bolt, Beranek and Newman (sales training and later customer care) - which worked on acoustics for Carnegie Hall - and GTE (in Internetworking), which merged with BBN.
A study conducted by Bolt, Beranek and Newman (BBN) attempted to find out how schools are connecting their LANs to WANs such as the Internet.
Author's Present Address: Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc., 10 Moulton St., Cambridge, MA 02138,]
Since then, 36 midcareer professionals have been sent to study AI either for two years at research universities (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Pennsylvania, Central Michigan University and the University of Maryland, for a year at an AI consulting firm (Bolt, Beranek and Newman) or for six months in an industrial AI training program Lockheed).
Adams of Bolt, Beranek and Newman in Cambridge, Mass., a private research firm, largely supports Chall's conclusions.