June 30, 2021
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Period 6 Yassine Ghrairi
⟶ Updated 18 Oct 2017 ⟶
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Two computers at MIT Lincoln Lab communicate with one another using packet-switching technology.
The Domain Name System (DNS) establishes the familiar .edu, .gov, .com, .mil, .org, .net, and .int system for naming websites.
Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, develops HyperText Markup Language (HTML).
The dot-com bubble bursts.
Global networking becomes a reality as the University College of London and Royal Radar Establishment connect to ARPANET.
The first Internet Service Provider (ISP) is born with the introduction of a commercial version of ARPANET, known as Telenet.
JCR Licklider pioneered the concept of decentralized networks inside the obsessively hierarchical military labs in which he worked.
Jack Kilby led a small team and discovered that electrical signals could be shrunk onto semiconductor devices known as transistors, and can put many transistors on to a single chip.
Ada Lovelace was the first to believe that a calculator could evaluate more than just numbers; numbers, she discovered, were just symbols, like musical notes or logical statements.
Dr. John O'Sullivan invented a core technology that made wireless LAN fast and reliable with 4 other colleagues
CERN introduces the World Wide Web to the public.
The first audio and video are distributed over the Internet.
Netscape Communications is born.
Queen Elizabeth II sends her first email
Symbolics.com, the website for Symbolics Computer Corp. in Massachusetts, becomes the first registered domain.
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