The History of the Internet By 203395 Period: Jul 30, 1962 to Jul 30, 1968 Packet Switching Network Development The internet relies on packets to transfer data. This was developed for the us military and was the first development into internet use Jul 30, 1969 Birth of Internet ARPANET did research into networking and were commissioned by DoD Jul 30, 1971 People communicate over a network E-mail invented Jul 30, 1972 Computers can connect more freely and easily First public use of internet Jul 30, 1973 Global Networking becomes a reality First international connection to ARPANET Jul 30, 1974 Packets become mode of transfer Packet switching becomes baisis of internet communication Jul 30, 1976 Networking comes to many Public is now able to use internet Jul 30, 1977 E-mail takes off, Internet becomes a reality Now many people use E-mail Aug 2, 1978 The Bulletin Board System A computer software running program that allows user to all connect to the system. After the user is connected they can upload and down load software and data. Aug 2, 1979 MUD The earilest form of multiplayer gaming Aug 2, 1980 ENQUIRE software Launched www writen by Tim Berners-Lee Aug 3, 1982 The First Emoticon first Writing face Aug 3, 1983 Arpanetcomputers switch over to TCP/IP New networking protocols Aug 3, 1983 Desktop Work Computers People could have computers small enough that they could be under the desk and the computer screen be on the desk Aug 4, 1984 Domain Name System Asign names to computers on the same network Aug 4, 1986 Protocol Wars 2 different protocol founders were in war trying to make the best Aug 4, 1987 Interest Grows Now 30000 people use the internet Aug 4, 1988 Internet Rely Chat start of real time chat oncomputer Aug 4, 1989 AOL is launched "Aol.", is an American global Internet services and media company. Aug 4, 1989 The Proposal For www Tim Berners-Lee proposes www Aug 4, 1990 First Commercial dial up Connection (ISP) also first dial-up internet provider Aug 4, 1990 ARPANET Closes Down ARPANET no longer exists Aug 4, 1990 World Wide Web Protocols Finished Tim Berners-Lee finishes code for internet Aug 4, 1991 MP3 is now standard form of music Most music is now made in MP3 Aug 4, 1991 First Web Page Created The first web page address was http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html, which centred on information regarding the WWW project. Aug 4, 1993 Mosaic Was the first graphical web browser for the general public This mean that The web pages were in more detail and was the first widely downloaded internet browser Aug 4, 1993 Governments get on the internet band wagon Begining of .gov and .org Aug 4, 1994 Netscape navigator Another popular web browser Aug 4, 1995 internet available for everyone can now sell and purchase goods online can now also make finacial tranaction Aug 4, 1995 Java Script created easier to play game and create games with java script Aug 4, 1996 First Web mail Hotmail was launched Aug 4, 1998 Google created Google starts generation of search engines Aug 6, 1998 Internet File sharing starts Napster starts mainstream file sharing on internet Aug 6, 2001 wikipedia starts Biggest enciclopedia on the internet Aug 6, 2003 myspace myspace is now most popular social networking place Aug 6, 2003 voice calling on internet starts VoIP gives public user friendly voice IP calling Aug 11, 2004 web 2.0 websites are able to have fourums and interact Aug 11, 2004 Social media and digg can now vote on internet Aug 11, 2004 facebook facebook started out only for college student Aug 11, 2005 Youtube youtube opens to the masses Aug 11, 2006 twitter starts allows people can comment on just about anything Aug 11, 2007 move to place tv online tv tries to online but quality is questionable Aug 11, 2007 iphone iphone was the biggest phone revolutionn ever also can now get internet modily such as on phone Aug 11, 2008 internet election internet helps along election Aug 11, 2050 FUTURE we will be able to walk through the internet and play games and do just about whatever you want.