History of the Internet

Main

The Internet is Born

1969

The Internet Grows (computers on this new network had grown from 4 to 13)

1970

The Internet Grows (increase to 23)

1971

The Internet Grows (60 computer on this new network)

1975

The Internet Grows (hundred computer barrier broken)

1977

The Internet Grows (thousand computers on network)

1984

The Internet Grows (10,000 barrier was broken)

1987

The Internet Grows (over a million of computers connected)

1992

The Internet Grows (over 10 million users would now be connected)

1996

The Internet Grows (over 100 million computers were connected to the Internet)

2001

The Internet Grows (over 1.7 billion users have access to the internet)

2010

Significant Contributions to the Internet

Project Gutenberg

1971

Project Gutenberg, abbreviated as PG, is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, to "encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks.

AOL started out selling video games to people over the internet

1980 - 1990

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

1989 - 1990

Geeknet, Inc.

1993

The Growth of the Internet Exploded

1993 - 1996

mid 1990s

Wikepedia

2001

Grooveshark

2006

Grooveshark is a service of Escape Media Group Inc (EMG), a Gainesville, FL company.[6] EMG was founded in March 2006 by three University of Florida undergrad students.[7] Sam Tarantino, a "down-on-his-luck economics major", and now CEO of Grooveshark, was on his way to donate plasma when he passed a record store with a sign that said "buy/sell/trade CDs"[8], and had the idea to apply that to digital music.[9]

Pandora launched a mobile version of their software through Apple App Store

2008

Pandora is an automated music recommendation service created by the Music Genome Project. Users enter a song or artist that they enjoy, and the service responds by playing selections that are musically similar. Users provide feedback on approval or disapproval of individual songs, which Pandora takes into account for future selections.