The two letters "lo" were sent from one computer to another before it crashed shortly after.
9 computers in the network
23 computers in the network
60 computers in the network
100 computer barrier broken
10,000 computers total on the internet
100,000 computers connected
1,000,000 computers on the internet
10 million users now on the internet
1.7 million internet users today
Significant Contributions to the internet
Project Gutenberg begins its collection of digital texts
the World Wide Web is introduced
1989 - 1990
Created by Sir Tim-Berners Lee
LINUX code is under development
Linus Torvald begins developing this code
Craigslist and other listings begin
Craig Newmark began Craigs list as a list of email friends that featured local events in San Francisco. In 1996 it became a web-based site. In 1999 it became a private for-profit company. In 2000 it expanded to nine more us cities. Four more joined from 2001 to 2002 and 14 more in 2003.
600,000 plus websites on the internet
Google Search is created
Larry Page and Sergey Brin created google search in 1996 as PhD students at Stanford University. They came up with a better system to analyze searches than other basic search engines did.
30 Million subscribers to AOL
1999 - 2001
A low and unlimited use fee plus aggressive marketing made this possible.
25 million websites take the internet
The Music Gnome project
This catalogs many types of music. Sites such as Pandora were a part of this upbringing
Wikipedia is created
Youtube is born
2005 - 2006
Purchased by Google a year after its first created. $1.65 Billion dollars was paid by Google for Youtube.
Grooveshark is formed by college students to offer music online
NBC, Fox Network, ABC, and Disney join together to bring us Hulu. It makes tv shows available in one location