History of the Internet

Main

Over 10 million computers in use

1962

65 Computers connected

1969

Internet Created

10/29/1969

Created by ARPA the first message was sent and recieved.

Hundred Computer Barrier Broke

1977

Thousand Computer Barrier Broke.

1984

10,000 Computer Barrier Broke.

1987

100,000 Computers

1989

Over a Million computers Networked

1992

100 Million Computers Connected

2001

1.7 + Billion have acess to internet

2014

Significant Contributions to the Internet

First Mechanical Computer

1822

Charles Babbage creates first mechanical computer.

Aol Sells games over internet

1980

Aol started selling downloadable games for a $1.The customer kept the game till either he/she turned off the console or downloaded another game.

World Wide Web Created

1989 - 1990

Sir Tim Burners-Lee created the world wide web in a year.

Open Source Code Created

1991

Linus Torvald created open source code while in college, he created Linux as a non-commercial operating code.

30 Million sites added to the internet.

2008