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History Of The Interent

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  • 1. The Internet and the World Wide Web
  • 2. History of the Internet
    • The internet was first pioneered in the late 50’s by a few US Universities
    • By the late 70s many universities were connected with one another in order to help share resources and ideas
    • By the 1980’s technologies that were vital to the success of the internet began to spread around the globe
  • 3. TCP/IP and the Internet
    • In 1977 this became the accepted transmission method for multiple different types of computer networks. (such as ARPANET and X.25)
    • In the early 80’s many independent networks joined together using TCP/IP to create a “ Internet ”
  • 4. ISPs
    • In the 1980’s ISPs or Internet Service Providers first appeared, allowing most people to “dial up” and connect to these different networks.
  • 5. Hypertext
    • In 1991 a computer language known as Hypertext Markup Language was developed giving people a standard way of sharing text and graphics on the internet. The first browser to use this was Mosaic.
    • Netscape Navigator: In 1994 Netscape Navigator and its internet interface WWW, was released to the world.
    • The release of Netscape helped spawn the version of the World Wide Web that we know today.
  • 6. Navigating the World Wide Web
    • With so much information available on the internet in the early 1990s a means to organize and track the information was needed.
    • This led to the creation of “Search Engines”
    • Today Google is the most popular search engine, and its page ranking system gives people a way to find relevant information on the internet.
    • http://www.google.ca
  • 7. Uses for the Internet
    • While the internet was mainly intended as a way to share information between universities, 1000’s of different uses now exist for the internet
    • Some of those uses include
      • Electronic mail or Email for short
      • Research
      • Information
      • Multimedia
      • Real time communication (voice, text, video etc.)
      • Entertainment
      • Personal Expression
  • 8. Some Useful Internet Sites
    • Research (wikipedia and encyclopedia.com)
    • Communication (Blogger, myspace, youtube, hotmail and google mail)
    • News (bbc.co.uk, Associated Press, google news)
    • Commerce (Ebay and paypal)