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This was prepared for my presentation on April 29, 2009, before Dr. Leonard Kleinrock spoke via webcast to my students USC Upstate [in Spartanburg, SC.] I was unable to share it, but I wanted to share my research and enthusiasm I have for one of the greatest technologies - the Internet.

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  • Internet Presentation

    1. 1. The Internet How our world has changed
    2. 2. We have technology, finally, that for the first time in human history allows people to really maintain rich connections with much larger numbers of people. Pierre Omidyar eBay founder and Internet Entrepreneur Famous for: Becoming a billionaire through the Internet with successful companies like Ebay.com
    3. 3. Internet Sensation: Susan Boyle Susan Boyle defied her critics and the world. Since the video first appeared on You Tube, she currently has over 48 million page views.
    4. 4. There is no question that the Internet is now a mainstream medium. In 2009, the US Internet population will grow to nearly 200 million users, or 65% of the total population. By 2013, 221 million people will be online, nearly 70% of the population. "US Internet Users" emarketert.com. 27 April 2009 <"http://www.emarketer.com/Reports/All/ Emarketer_2000561.aspx>
    5. 5. Internet or televison: What would you choose? When New Yorkers were asked this question the responses were not surprising.
    6. 6. Top U.S. web sites we love to visit daily.
    7. 7. Top U.S. web sites we love to visit daily.
    8. 8. Top U.S. web sites we love to visit daily.
    9. 9. Top U.S. web sites we love to visit daily.
    10. 10. Top U.S. web sites we love to visit daily.
    11. 11. Top U.S. web sites we love to visit daily.
    12. 12. Top U.S. web sites we love to visit daily.
    13. 13. Top U.S. web sites we love to visit daily.
    14. 14. Top U.S. web sites we love to visit daily.
    15. 15. Top U.S. web sites we love to visit daily.
    16. 16. Top U.S. web sites we love to visit daily.
    17. 17. Top U.S. web sites we love to visit daily.
    18. 18. Media Convergence The media has drastically changed in the last 5 years. Is the Internet threatening traditional medias?
    19. 19. Social Networking Facebook, MySpace, Twitter are all social media websites, and have played an important role for the ‘net generation.’
    20. 20. Music Online This revolutionized our online experience by listening to music without ever having to go to the store.
    21. 21. The Internet: Who really invented it?
    22. 22. Did Al Gore invent the Internet? Here's what Gore actually Former United States Vice President Al Gore said, during an interview did not invent the with CNN's Wolf Blitzer: Internet. What's more, he never said he did! "During my service in the United States Congress I Gore's contributions to took the initiative in the development of creating the Internet. I took the Internet as we the initiative in moving know it were quite forward a whole range of significant. initiatives that have proven to be important to our country's economic growth and environmental protection, improvements in our educational system."
    23. 23. The Internet has become such an integral part of our lives, with such powerful capabilities, that it is easy to forget that this technological marvel was created by the long, hard, dedicated efforts of human beings -- folks who had a vision of what universal networking could become and worked to make it happen. Stewart, William. 2006 “Internet History, How the Internet was invented created" LivingInternet.com. 24 April 2009 <"http:// www.livinginternet.com/i/ii.htm>
    24. 24. Brief History of the Internet The conceptual foundation for creation of the Internet was significantly developed by three individuals and a research conference, each of which changed the way we thought about technology by accurately predicting its future: Stewart, William. 2006 "Internet History One-Page Summary - How Invented, Created" LivingInternet.com. 24 April 2009 <"http://www.livinginternet.com/i/ ii_summary.htm>
    25. 25. Vannevar Bush He wrote the first visionary description of the potential uses for information technology with his description of the "memex" automated library system. Stewart, William. 2006 "Internet History One-Page Summary - How Invented, Created" LivingInternet.com. 24 April 2009 <"http://www.livinginternet.com/i/ ii_summary.htm>
    26. 26. Norbert Wiener He invented the field of Cybernetics, inspiring future researchers to focus on the use of technology to extend human capabilities. Stewart, William. 2006 "Internet History One-Page Summary - How Invented, Created" LivingInternet.com. 24 April 2009 <"http://www.livinginternet.com/i/ ii_summary.htm>
    27. 27. Marshall McLuhan He made the idea of a global village interconnected by an electronic nervous system part of our popular culture. Stewart, William. 2006 "Internet History One-Page Summary - How Invented, Created" LivingInternet.com. 24 April 2009 <"http://www.livinginternet.com/i/ ii_summary.htm>
    28. 28. Dartmouth Artificial Intelligence Conference In 1956, crystallized the concept that technology was improving at an exponential rate, and provided the first serious consideration of the consequences. Stewart, William. 2006 "Internet History One-Page Summary - How Invented, Created" LivingInternet.com. 24 April 2009 <"http://www.livinginternet.com/i/ ii_summary.htm>
    29. 29. ARPANET - The First Internet The ARPANET was the first wide area packet switching network, the "Eve" network of what has evolved into the Internet Stewart, William. 2006 "Arpanet, Internet, Created" LivingInternet.com. 24 April 2009 <"http://www.livinginternet.com/i/ ii_arpanet.htm>
    30. 30. Leonard Kleinrock “Father of the Internet” He developed the mathematical theory of packet networks, the technology underpinning the Internet. His host computer at UCLA became the first node of the Internet in September 1969. He also directed the transmission of the first message ever to pass over the Internet in October 1969. Stewart, William. 2006 "Leonard Kleinrock and the Arpanet" LivingInternet.com. 24 April 2009 <"http:// http://www.livinginternet.com/i/ii_kleinrock.htm>
    31. 31. Leonard Kleinrock the “Father of the Internet”
    32. 32. The Internet? The future of the Internet predicted in 1969.

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