As you may know since early days of Internet the main specs, algorithms and innovations are submitted, discussed and published in the form of RFC (which stays for Request For Comments). All the core protocols of the TCP/IP stack along with dozens of others are described here.
There are almost 7200 of RFC right now, and the number keeps growing rapidly. Recently I’ve found a nice index with the citations and connections between RFCs. So I decided to build a graph of this network and to draw some clusters from it.
You can play with the graph online here (I’ve filtered out a lot of small standalone clusters as a noise)
And here it goes a list of some interesting snippets: