The Story of

The Story of March 1, 2016 Karl Smallwood Leave a comment In 1983, Paul Mockapetris proposed a distributed database of internet name and address pairs, now known as the Domain Name System (DNS).  This is essentially a distributed “phone book” linking a domain’s name to its address, allowing you to type in something like…

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RARE Bond Certificate #72 from the County of San Francisco issued in 1852

Beautiful RARE Bond Certificate #72 from the County of San Francisco issued in 1852. This historic document was printed by the R. F. Butler Company, San Francisco and has an ornate border around it with a vignettes of two allegorical women in the center and George Washington on the lower left. This item has the signatures of the Commissioners of the Funded Debt of the County of San Francisco, Mayor Stephen R. Harris, F. D. Kohler (Frederick D. Kohler ), O. H. Frank , and is over 157 years old.