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An artist’s interpretation of the internet.
A brief history of the internet 1957: Sputnik launched, US creates DARPA 1969: ARPANET goes online (UCLA, Stanford, UCSB, University of Utah) 1972: Email adapted for internet 1973: TCP/IP protocols developed 1979: USENET started 1988: First T1 lines become the internet backbone 1990: ARPANET taken out of service 1992: World Wide Web 1999: Wi-fi standardized 2005: One Laptop Per Child Project begins
Internet Infrastructure Not owned or controlled by any single corporation or government. Internet backbone: network of high capacity communication links. ISP: internet service provider (Comcast, etc.) NAP: network access point
Connecting to the Internet
How to ping: Ping: (Packet Internet Groper) Ping: time of round trip packet exchange Open cmd.exe Type ping and the web address