Internet

The History of the Internet

The Internet was born

October 29, 1969

The Internet was born with a message sent from the computer at UCLA to the one at Stanford.

Going from 4 to 13

1970

The network of computers went from 4 to 13.

Increase again

1971

The network of computers increases to 23.

60

1975

There are only 60 computers on the network, posing no real value to the world.

Breaking Barriers

1977

The hundred computer barrier is broken.

Thousands

1984

Thousands of computers exist.

10,000 barrier broken

1987

The 10,000 barrier was broken and computers were beginning to show up in homes.

Milion!

1992

A million computers were connected.

10 Mil

1996

By now 10 million users were connected by computers.

100 mil

2001

In 2001 100 million computers were connected.

Significant Contributions to the Internet

The World Wide Web is created

1989 - 1990

The World Wide Web was born.

Innovation by Torvald

1991

Wikipedia is created

2001

Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger create an encyclopedia type website, Wikipedia.

AOL

2001

30 million of those who accessed the internet were using AOL.

Youtube is born

2005

Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim create a website designed to share videos.