History of the internet

Main

first computers made out of gears and knobs

1940 - 1947

during WW2 we had crappy computers that did not even have pinball or pong on them

Internet is born

Oct 1969

network grows from 4 to 13 computers

1970

23 computers on the network

1971

60 computers on the network

1975

over 100 computers on the network

1977

over 1,000 computers on the network

1984

over 10,000 computers on the network

1987

over 1,000,000 computers connected to the internet

1992

over 10,000,000 users on the internet

1996

over 1,700,000,000 people on the internet

2001

Significant Contributions to the Internet

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

1989 - 1990

AOL

1990

AOL made it easier to use the internet, AOL is a browser, as well as a way to connect to the internet.

Exploding internet.

1990

the growth of the internet exploded in the mid 1990s. navigating the web was made easy by this time, you don't need to know commands, only how to use a mouse.

open source

1991

Linux is an open source operating system.

Wikipedia

2001 - Present

Wikipedia provides a ton of articles on a lot of topics, if I need to go find out about the history of the internet I could just go there.

Grooveshark

2007 - Present

Grooveshark is like limewire, it allows you to download music to your computer for free.

Pandora

2007 - Present

Pandora is a music radio site that finds music recommendations based on the music that you like.