ARPANET invents the first packet-switching network
ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) invented world's first operational packet switching network, it was the predeccesor of the curent global internet.
UNIX operating system invented
The Unix operating system the first oerating system used for servers and workstations, it was developed by employees at the Bell lab. Unix operatin system reshaped computers on a network instead of individual computers.
History of the Internet Timespan
Ray Tomlinson invented E-mail as well as using the @ symbol to separate the user name and the computer name
First trans-Atlantic connection
The using of E-mail became very popular after the first connection across the Atlantic Ocean
The beginning of TCP/IP
The internet protocol suite was invented, it was named from Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and Internet Protocol. TCP/IP was the protocol that defined what the internet do with the vaious amount of data on different layers.
Email Client Invented
The first computing program to control E-mail was invented, it contained many function keys such as reply and forward.
MUD was the first online multiplayer game invented and it was compirsed of words that describe each room and environment and the player can interact with it by typing various commands.
The first internet based discussion system
The ENQUIRE software was the predeccesor to the World Wide Web (www) written by Tim Berners-Lee
The first tectual expression that shows a face expression.
Domain Name System
The first naming system that names computers, networks and convert them into binary expressions that can understood by both human and computers
Internet Relay Chat
The first real time chat system
First Commercial Dial-Up ISP
The invention of the first commercial internet provider and dial up connections, the arpanet ceased to exist in the same year.
World Wide Web
The world wide web protocols was finished by Tim Berners-Lee, he also wrote the protocols of HTML, HTTP and URLs.
First Web Page invented
First Content-Based search protocol
Gopher was the first TCP/IP layer application that allows users to search and retrieve documents and data from the internet.
The First Webcam
The webcam was developed by the science department of the Cambridge University
The beginning of government websites with domain names like .gov and .org
MOSAIC was the first graphical web browser for the public, it was credited for popularising the World Wide Web with its simple to use interface and it was the first widely downloaded internet browser.
Netscape was a web browser that made it much safer to conduct financial transactions online.
The coming of eBay and Aazon increased the popularit of online shopping massively.
First web-based mail service
Hotmail was the first webmail service to provide email service over the internet.
The rise of popularity for weblogs as more people post their story and articles on the internet to share with other people.
Google was invented by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, it was initially a school project that developed into a multibillion corporation
Wikipedia is the world's biggest online encyclopedia with over 16 million articles and it was founded by th Bomis.Inc aweb portal company.
VoIP goes mainstream
The release of Skype gave the public an user friendly interface for voice IP calling
Facebook is a social networking website with more than 500 million users, it was founded by Mark Zuckerberg.
Youtube is a video sharing website that users can watch, upload and share videos online. Three former PayPal employees created the website.