Tapping the Matrix, Part 1
"At the time when clusters were emerging, developers began building software that allowed personal computers to share resources by allowing machines to loosely bind to one another to form highly dynamic networks. The new networks became known as Peer-to-Peer (P2P) networks, and were initially used for instant messaging (ICQ) and later, file sharing (Napster)."
(Submitted by Noel Thu Apr 29, 2004 )
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