History of the Internet Destinee


    Created a new network of computers by the government.
  • Unix

    The operating systems most popular in today’s web servers and web hosting services.
  • E-mail

    Developed by Ray Tomlinson, who also made the decision to use the "@" symbol to separate the user name from the computer name.
  • The Begginning of TCP/IP

    The Begginning of TCP/IP
    A proposal was published to link Arpa-like networks together into a so-called "inter-network", which would have no central control and would work around a transmission control protocol (which eventually became TCP/IP).
  • PC Modem

    PC Modem
    The PC Modem is a device or program that enables a computer to transmit data over, for example, telephone or cable lines. It was developed by Dennis Hayes and Dale Heatherington.
  • MUD The earliest form of multiplayer games

    MUD The earliest form of multiplayer games
    It was developed in 1979, and was called MUD (short for MultiUser Dungeon). MUDs were entirely text-based virtual worlds, combining elements of role-playing games, interactive, fiction, and online chat.
  • The First Emoticon :-)

    The First Emoticon :-)
    Kevin MacKenzie was the man with the invention of the first emoticon. Scott Fahlman in 1982 was the man who proposed using:-) it after a joke.
  • Domain Name System (DNS)

    Domain Name System (DNS)
    The domain name system was important in that it made addresses on the Internet more human-friendly compared to its numerical IP address counterparts.
  • Internet Relay Chat

    Internet Relay Chat
    This was the way for real time chat and the instant messaging programs we have today.
  • AOL is launched

    AOL is launched
    It made the Internet popular amongst the average Internet users.