Preface, Foreword and E-Preface, in which we secure funding for a voyage which will take us three times around the world in six months and give new meaning to the phrase “many fine lunches and dinners.”
Prologue: The Document Liberation Front, in which we delve into the abyss of international politics and wade through hordes of Jehovah’s Witnesses to examine a Bulgarian FEP.
Geneva Prague Zürich Geneva Paris Boulder
Round 1: From INTEROP to IETF, in which we meet the Internet Samurai and the Uncle of the NSFNet and go to the zoo to witness the birth of EBONE.
San Jose Honolulu Tokyo Fujisawa Akihabara Hong Kong Macau Singapore Dublin Amsterdam London Tampere Paris Geneva Nice Geneva Ithaca New York Washington Santa Fe Boulder
Round 2: From Christmas to Cleveland, in which we encounter a massively parallel bicycle in Mt. View, find magic boxes in Oz, and go swimming in the Sea of Acronyms in Europe.
Berkeley Mountain View San Francisco Moffet Field Wellington Dunedin Auckland Melbourne Sydney Canberra Adelaide Singapore Kuala Lumpur Bangkok Amsterdam Utrecht Bonn Brussels Paris Washington, D.C. Cleveland Chicago Boulder
Round 3: In Search of a Standards Haven, in which we meet the world’s most intelligent building, try to convince people to do the bloody obvious, and learn the origins of the Internet.
Marina del Rey San Francisco Tokyo Seoul Taipei Hong Kong Bombay Madison Boulder