There is an interesting thread* over at Interesting People, on NSF and the Birth of the Internet. The first message in the thread sparked a lot of responses, mainly because the NSF video on the Birth of the Internet missed out a lot of contributions along the timeline.
Update: ycor writes an interesting commentary in Greek.
[*] – To read the whole thread you need to scroll down the thread index in order to view all the subthreads that emerged. Alternatively you can search via the markmail.org interface.