This little sitelet at Stanford is my favorite read on this subject. It’s help me re-find my way:

j-m-p-b-2018:~ maeda$ traceroute mit.edu
traceroute to mit.edu (23.4.118.176), 64 hops max, 52 byte packets
 1  fios_quantum_gateway (192.168.1.1)  0.950 ms  0.436 ms  0.578 ms
 2  * * *
 3  b3308.bstnma-lcr-22.verizon-gni.net (100.41.214.180)  4.361 ms
    b3308.bstnma-lcr-21.verizon-gni.net (100.41.214.178)  6.694 ms
    b3308.bstnma-lcr-22.verizon-gni.net (100.41.214.180)  2.785 ms
 4  * * *
 5  * * *
 6  0.et-5-0-2.br3.nyc4.alter.net (140.222.239.37)  7.890 ms  8.116 ms
    0.et-7-1-5.br3.nyc4.alter.net (140.222.2.129)  7.812 ms
 7  verizon.com.customer.alter.net (152.179.49.134)  7.597 ms  7.362 ms  6.957 ms
 8  if-ae-26-2.tcore1.ct8-chicago.as6453.net (216.6.81.29)  24.222 ms  23.967 ms  25.846 ms
 9  if-ae-22-2.tcore2.ct8-chicago.as6453.net (64.86.79.1)  24.039 ms  24.112 ms  23.970 ms
10  64.86.79.86 (64.86.79.86)  228.462 ms  192.876 ms  219.248 ms
11  * * *
12  * * *
13  * * *
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17  * * *
18  * * *
19  * * *
20  * * *
21  * * *
22  * *

To this date I vividly remember in 1984 accessing the DEC-20 at Columbia University using Kermit. These days I feel so glad that in my later life I got to get close to the Internet again. Phew!

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