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