History of the Internet

Main

The internet is born

October 29, 1969

13 computers on internet

1970

23 computers on internet

1973

100 computers

1977

1000 computers on network

1984

10,000 computers added

1987

1 million computers on internet

1992

over 10 million computers on network

1996

over 100 million computers!

2001

1.7 billion users of internet

2010

Significant Contributions to the Internet

Project Gutenburg

1971

Oldest digital library

World Wide Web created

1989 - 1990

Created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Linux operating systems is developed

1991

Free, open source operating system.

Pandora Radio is launched - free radio

2000

Pandora is only available in the US

Wikipedia is available

2001

Currently the largest and most popular general reference work on the Internet.

30,000 titles in online library Project Gutenburg

2009