Just in case you missed the development of the Internet, here is a brief timeline highlighting some of the major occurrences over the past 49 years.
Gopher is released to help people search the Internet for specific content using a menu-based interface. Gopher was eventually replaced by algorithmic search engines like Google and directories like Yahoo (that is, the original Yahoo), but for a time it was the primary means of finding information on the Internet.
Brief History of the Internet Introduction Origins Concepts Proving the Ideas Transition to Widespread Infrastructure Role of Documentation Formation of the Broad Community Commercialization of the Technology History of the Future Timeline Footnotes References Authors
This timeline offers a brief history of the Internet’s evolution: 1965: Two computers at MIT Lincoln Lab communicate with one another using packet-switching technology. 1968: Beranek and Newman, Inc. (BBN) unveils the final version of the Interface Message Processor (IMP) specifications. BBN wins ARPANET contract.
Development of the Internet, a timeline made with Timetoast's free interactive timeline making software.
The Internet Hall of Fame's Living History Timeline explores the history of the Internet and highlights the inductees who have pioneered Internet technology, contributed to ongoing development and innovation and helped expand the Internet's reach across the globe.
A remarkable feature of the development of the internet was the rate in which new hosts had been connecting to it. Since it was created in 1969 it has rapidly increased in users, at least doubling every year. In 1987 the number of hosts connected to the internet reached 10,000 and just 2 years later in 1989 it had reached a staggering 100,000 hosts.
The specific period in history detailed in the Internet History Timeline led to great changes in the development of World Civilisation. The Internet History Timeline timeline provides fast information via timelines which highlight the key dates and major historical significance in a fast information format. Specific information can be seen at a ...
The history of the Internet begins with the development of electronic computers in the 1950s. Initial concepts of wide area networking originated in several computer science laboratories in the United States, United Kingdom, and France.
Timeline & History of the Internet in Asia and the Pacific, 1992-2017 IUKNOF Internet History Project The early days of the Internet in the United Kingdom. As a modest first step, individuals who played key roles in the creation and growth of the Internet in the UK are being invited to give presentations at UKNOF meetings.