History of the Internet

Main

The Internet is born

October 29, 1969

Internet Grows

1970 - 2001

hundred mark broken

1977

1977 hundred mark was broken.

thousand mark

1984

1984 thousand mark broken.

10,000 mark

1987

1987 10,000 mark broken

million mark

1992

1992 over a million mark broken

10 million mark

1996

1996 10 million mark broken

100 million

2001

2001 100 million mark broken

Significant Contributions to the Internet

number of computers

1970

The number of computers on the network increased from 4 to 13 in 1970.

computers on the network increase to 23

1971

1971 number increased to 23

Tim Berners-Lee's contribution

1989 - 1990

The World Wide Web was created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee during a year long period from 1989 to 1990

Aol's contributions

1990 - 2001

Has over 30 million global users.

Linus Torvald and his contribution

1991 - 1992

Created the open source code.

The New Free Culture

2000

Youtube is created bought by Google 1 year later.

hulu

2005

Hulu allows people to watch televisions shows on their computers.