INTERNET 2 - William Fox, Joe Pipkin, Orlando Miller, Gaberiel Thompson.

By Rinzi
  • THE INTERNET IS BORN

    THE INTERNET IS BORN
    The publication of the first “request for comments,” or RFC, documents paves the way for the birth of the internet.
  • Period: to

    THE INTERNET

  • UNIX IS CREATED

    UNIX IS CREATED
    The opersating system most popular in today's web servers/web hosting servies.
  • EMAIL WAS CREATED

    EMAIL WAS CREATED
    Email was fire developed in 1971, by Ray Romlinson.
  • The first Tans-Atlandtic connection and the popularity of emailing

    The first Tans-Atlandtic connection and the popularity of emailing
    Arpanet made its first trans-Atlantic connection in 1973
  • beginning of TCP/IP

    beginning of TCP/IP
    Decide there would be no central control and would work around a transmission control protocol.
  • FIRST EMAIL CLIENT WAS CREATED

    FIRST EMAIL CLIENT WAS CREATED
    Firs modern email program was created, had the "reply" and "forwards" functionality
  • FIRST PC MODEM

    FIRST PC MODEM
    the year the first PC modem, Developed by DennisHayes and Dale Heaterington
  • Bulletin Board System

    Bulletin Board System
    the first bulletin board system was developed during a blizzard in Chicago in 1978.
  • FREAKING SPAM

    FREAKING SPAM
    year that brough the first unsolicited commercail email message, sent out to 600 calidfornia arpanet users by Gary Thurerk.
  • The earliest form of multiplayer games

    The earliest form of multiplayer games
    MUDS were entriely text-based virtual worlds, combining elements of role-playing games, interactive, fictions, and online chat.
  • THE FIRST EMOTICON

    THE FIRST EMOTICON
    Kevin Mackenzie with invention of the emoticion in 1979, it was Scott Fahman in 1982 who proposed using :-) after a joke, rather than the - ) proposed by MacKenzie.
  • 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. DNS servers allowed Internet users to type in an easy-to-remember domain name and then converted it to the IP address automatically.
  • THE INTERNET GROWS

    THE INTERNET GROWS
    nearly 30k host on the Internet.
  • 1988 IRC - Internet Relay Chat

    1988 IRC - Internet Relay Chat
    Real-time chat
  • FIRST Major Malicious internet-based attack

    FIRST Major Malicious internet-based attack
    The Morris Worm, it was written by Robert Tappan Morris and caused major interruptions across large parts of the Internet.
  • AOL is Launched

    AOL is Launched
    Made the internet popular amongst the average internet users.
  • WORLD WEB INTERNET PROTOCOLS

    WORLD WEB INTERNET PROTOCOLS
    The code for the World Wide Web was written by Tim Berners-Lee, based on his proposal from the year before, along with the standards for HTML, HTTP, and URLs.
  • First commercial dial-up ISP

    First commercial dial-up ISP
    Brought the first commercial dial-up internet provider, The World.
  • First web page created

     First web page created
    1991 brought some major innovations to the world of the Internet. The first web page was created and, much like the first email explained what email was, its purpose was to explain what the World Wide Web was.
  • MP3 becomes a standard

     MP3 becomes a standard
    MP3 files, being highly compressed, later become a popular file format to share songs and entire albums via the internet.
  • MP3 files, being highly compressed, later become a popular file format to share songs and entire albums via the internet.

    MP3 files, being highly compressed, later become a popular file format to share songs and entire albums via the internet.
    One of the more interesting developments of this era, though, was the first webcam. It was deployed at a Cambridge University computer lab, and its sole purpose was to monitor a particular coffee maker so that lab users could avoid wasted trips to an empty coffee pot.
  • Mosaic – first graphical web browser for the general public

    Mosaic – first graphical web browser for the general public
    The first widely downloaded Internet browser, Mosaic, was released in 1993. While Mosaic wasn’t the first web browser, it is considered the first browser to make the Internet easily accessible to non-techies.
  • Commercialization of the internet

    Commercialization of the internet
    First, SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption was developed by Netscape, making it safer to conduct financial transactions (like credit card payments) online. In addition, two major online businesses got their start the same year. The first sale on "Echo Bay" was made that year. Echo Bay later became eBay. Amazon.com also started in 1995, though it didn’t turn a profit for six years, until 2001.
  • Internet 2

    Internet 2
    The internet 2, which includes 34 Universities is a massive prject including tons of organizations, which can be found here: http://www.internet2.edu/communities-groups/members/
  • First web-based (webmail) service

    First web-based (webmail) service
    HoTMaiL (the capitalized letters are an homage to HTML), the first webmail service, was launched.
  • GOOGLE!

    GOOGLE!
    Google went live in 1998, revolutionizing the way in which people find information online.
  • Internet-based file-sharing gets its roots

    Internet-based file-sharing gets its roots
    In 1998 as well, Napster launched, opening up the gates to mainstream file-sharing of audio files over the internet.
  • BUBBLE BURST

    BUBBLE BURST
    2000 was the year of the dotcom collapse, resulting in huge losses for legions of investors. Hundreds of companies closed, some of which had never turned a profit for their investors. The NASDAQ, which listed a large number of tech companies affected by the bubble, peaked at over 5,000, then lost 10% of its value in a single day, and finally hit bottom in October of 2002.
  • Wikipedia is launched

    Wikipedia is launched
    ne of the websites that paved the way for collective web content generation/social media.
  • VoIP goes mainstream

    VoIP goes mainstream
    Skype is released to the public, giving a user-friendly interface to Voice over IP calling.
  • SOCIAL NETWORKING BECOMES MORE POPULAR

    SOCIAL NETWORKING BECOMES MORE POPULAR
    , MySpace opens up its doors. It later grew to be the most popular social network at one time (though it has since been overtaken by Facebook)
  • Social Media and Digg

     Social Media and Digg
    Social media–sites and web applications that allow its users to create and share content and to connect with one another–started around this period.
  • Facebook

    Facebook
    Facebook is created. Was orginally only open to college students and was called "The Facebook", rather than just "facebook"
  • YouTube – streaming video for the masses

    YouTube – streaming video for the masses
    Youtube lauches becoming the most succesful video sharing site.
  • Mobile

    Mobile
    increasing populararity in people using their phones to browse the internet.
  • Internet Election

    Internet Election
    The first "Internet election" took place in 2008 with the U.S. Presidential election. It was the first year that national candidates took full advantage of all the Internet had to offer. Hillary Clinton jumped on board early with YouTube campaign videos. Virtually every candidate had a Facebook page or a Twitter feed, or both.
  • ICANN policy changes

    ICANN policy changes
    2009 brought about one of the biggest changes to come to the Internet in a long time when the U.S. relaxed its control over ICANN, the official naming body of the Internet (they’re the organization in charge of registering domain names).