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History Of The Internet (ArthurBittner)

  • First Telecommunications Cable

    First Telecommunications Cable
    When the first transatlantic telegraph cable was laid in 1858 by Cyrus West Field
  • Sputnik Launches

    Sputnik Launches
    Sputnik Launches as the first man-made satellite in space.
  • First Video Game

    October 1958: Physicist Invents First Video Game. In October 1958, Physicist William Higinbotham created what is thought to be the first video game. It was a very simple tennis game, similar to the classic 1970s video game Pong, and it was quite a hit at a Brookhaven National Laboratory open house.
  • First Modem

    First Modem
    in 1962 the world's first commercial modem went up and it was made by Bell Labs but invented by Dr. Townshed
  • ARPANET Project

    Robert Taylor initiates the ARPANET Project, the foundation for today's internet under the department of Defense
  • Internet Launched With Four Computers

    The physical network is constructed linking four nodes: University Of California at Los Angeles, SRI and UOU
  • First Wireless Router

    First Wireless Router
    In 1971, NCR Corporation with AT&T Corporation invented the precursor to 802.11, intended for use in cashier systems. The first wireless products were under the name WaveLAN. They are the ones credited with inventing Wi-Fi.
  • History of MUD

    History of MUD
    Summary MUD History. ... The first MUD, an adventure game with multiple players, was invented by Roy Trubshaw and Richard Bartle at Essex University in England in 1978.
  • First Router

    First Router
    The first multiprotocol routers were independently created by staff researchers at MIT and Stanford in 1981; the Stanford router was done by William Yeager, and the MIT one by Noel Chiappa; both were also based on PDP-11s. Virtually all networking now uses TCP/IP, but multiprotocol routers are still manufactured.
  • First Mario

    First Mario
    Mario debuted as "Jumpman" in the arcade game Donkey Kong on July 9, 1981. He is shown to be a carpenter and has a pet ape called Donkey Kong. The carpenter mistreats the ape and Donkey Kong escapes to kidnap Jumpman's girlfriend, originally known as the Lady, but later named Pauline.
  • First DNS

    First DNS
    DNS: (Domain Name System) The Internet's system for converting alphabetic names into numeric IP addresses. For example, when a Web address (URL) is typed into a browser, DNSservers return the IP address of the Web server associated with that name. By Paul V. Mockapetris in 1983.
  • DNS

    The Internet's System for converting alphabetic names to numeric IP addresses
  • First Submarine Fiber Cable

    The first submarine fiber cable was laid in the english channel between portsmouth and the Isle of Wight
  • First URL

    First URL
    A Uniform Resource Locator (URL), colloquially termed a web address,[1] is a reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism for retrieving it. A URL is a specific type of Uniform Resource Identifier (URI),[2] although many people use the two terms interchangeably.[3][a] URLs occur most commonly to reference web pages (http), but are also used for file transfer (ftp), email (mailto), database access (JDBC), and many other applications.
  • First Transatlantic Fiber Cable

    TAT- 8 fier optic cables went into service was laid under the Atlantic Ocean, from the US to Britain. it carried the equivalent of 40,000 telephone conversations
  • First Internet Provider

    First Internet Provider
    In 1989, the first ISPs were established in Australia and the United States. In Brookline, Massachusetts, The World became the first commercial ISP in the US. Its first customer was served in November 1989.
  • First Search Engine

    First Search Engine
    The first few hundred web sites began in 1993 and most of them were at colleges, but long before most of them existed came Archie. The first search engine created was Archie, created in 1990 by Alan Emtage, a student at McGill University in Montreal.
  • First Internet Server

    First Internet Server
    NEXCube was invented by Tim Burners Lee fo his new invention called The World Wide Web
  • First Dial-Up Internet

    First Dial-Up Internet
    The USENET was a UNIX based system that used a dial-up connection to transfer data through telephone modems. Dial-up Internet has been around since the 1980s via public providers such as NSFNET-linked universities and was first offered commercially in July 1992 by Sprint.
  • DOOM made

    DOOM made
    Doom (typeset as DOOM in official documents) is a 1993 science fiction horror-themed first-person shooter (FPS) video game by id Software. It is considered one of the most significant and influential titles in video game history, for having helped to pioneer the now-ubiquitous first-person shooter.
  • First Gaming Website

    AOL made online games free, dropping surcharges to play, in 1996, and the resulting load caused it to drop online game offerings entirely. IBGames, creators of Federation, started offering access to the game through its own website, making it perhaps the first game to transition off of an online service
  • Deep Web

    Deep Web
    The deep web, invisible web, or hidden web are parts of the World Wide Web whose contents are not indexed by standard web search engines for any reason.
  • Halo Made

    Halo Made
    Halo November 15, 2001 Halo is a military science fiction first-person shooter video game franchise created by Bungie and now managed and developed by 343 Industries, a subsidiary of Microsoft Studios. The series centers on an interstellar war between humanity and a theocratic alliance of aliens known as the Covenant.The central focus of the franchise builds off the experiences of Master Chief John-117, one of a group of supersoldiers codenamed Spartans
  • History of Steam

    History of Steam
    Steam is a digital distribution platform developed by Valve,which offers digital rights management,multiplayer gaming, video streaming and social networking services. Steam provides the user with installation and automatic updating of games, and community features such as friends lists and groups, cloud saving, and in-game voice and chat functionality which developers can use to integrate many of Steam's functions into their products, including networking, matchmaking, in-game achievements
  • Facebook Made:

    Facebook Made:
    Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.
  • Killzone History

    Killzone History
    The series is set in the 24th century, showing the galactic war between the Interplanetary Strategic Alliance (ISA) and the Helghan Empire. The Killzone series follows the continuous war between the ISA and Helghast taking place on both ISA Earth colonies and the planet Helghan, the home planet of the Helghast.
  • Call Of Duty Made

    Call Of Duty Made
    Call of Duty is a first-person shooter video game franchise. The series began on Microsoft Windows, and later expanded to consoles and handhelds. Several spin-off games have been released. The earlier games in the series are set primarily in World War II, but later games like Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare are set in modern times or in futuristic settings. The most recent game, Call of Duty: WWII, was released on November 3, 2017, and returns to the series' mid-20th century roots
  • Roblox Made

    Roblox Made
    Roblox, as a beta website, was created by co-founders David Baszucki and Erik Cassel in 2004, with the initial name of DynaBlocks. Baszucki started testing the first demos that year. The website became available for PCs in 2005, when it was renamed Roblox – a portmanteau of the words "robots" and "blocks".
  • YouTube Made

    YouTube Made
    YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. The service was created by three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim on VALENTINE'S DAY, because it used to be a dating website
  • Twitter Made

    Twitter Made
    Twitter is an online news and social networking service where users post and interact with messages, known as "tweets.