June 15, 2020
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Internet Timeline Project
- Computer Science Principles P-5
⟶ Updated 17 Oct 2017 ⟶
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J.C.R Licklider contributed early ideas of global networking. I consider this as the start because it shows how the internet first formulated.
Another M.I.T scientist develops a way of sending information from one computer to another, called "packet switching"
The ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) is created.
ARPNET delivers it's first message from computer to computer.
Computer science Vint Cerf creates the TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) in order for all computer on the world's mini networks to communicate.
Tim Berners-Lee created the World Wide Web which is a system that uses hypertext links and enables the user to jump from document to document.
A group of students and researchers at the University of Illinois developed a sophisticated browser called Mosaic.
All networks have become vulnerable to hacking.
Lawrence G. Roberts went to DARPA to develop his computer networking concept.
Lawrence G. Roberts and DARPA refined the overall structure and specifics fro ARPANET.
The first four computer hosts are connected together over the initial ARPANET.
The Internet becomes available to the public because of the World Wide Web.
Microsoft offers to buy Yahoo for $44.6 million.
Youtube is launched.
Wikipedia is created.
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