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 People were scared Soviets would attack

the phone systems, so American soldiers
needed a back-up plan.

 Telephones requires point to point bonding
( only one path of connection), while the
internet could go to separate destinations.
 Deaf people can’t communicate with
telephones, so they needed a way to
communicate without sound over large
distances.

 There needed to be a way to
communicate with people world-wide,
inexpensively.

 The number of networks exceeds 7,500
and the number of computers
connected passes one million.


 What began as simple experiments
becomes a part of our popular culture.
 More and more people began to use the
internet for communication rather than
the telephone.



 You could now communicate with family
across the world with the click of a
button.
In the words of Bill Gates, the internet has been a positive
contribution to our world and will continue to make a
positive influence in our lives. The internet will determine
our progress in the technological world, and will always be
advancing to adapt to our environment.
 The internet was the first device to
challenge the dominance of the
telephone as the main source of
communication.


 Although digital lines have been around
since 1957, they were only used for voice
traffic until 1993.
 In 1992, a group of researchers
developed a mosaic, which offered a
way to search the web, the government
agreed to release this to the public.



 Robert E. Kahn and Vint Cerf were the
two main inventors of the internet.

 Vannevar Bush created MEMEX, a
machine that stored a lot of information
in which users could create information
trails.

 Ted H. Nelson was the inventor of
“hypertext” which associates information
through links.
 Phil Zimmerman founded the Pretty good
Privacy foundation to help keep the
internet a safe place.



 Doug Engelbart created the mouse,
word processing, outline processing, and
the text link.


 The internet was initially invented for
communication between soldiers at war.


 Tim Berners Lee started the World Wide
Web , which allows people to surf the
internet, this was a big contribution of
the internet.



The internet is ALWAYS transforming into
new complex software, and has
completely changed our world.
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http://www.history.com/topics/inventions/i
nvention-of-the-internet
http://www.cs.ucsb.edu/~almeroth/classes
/F04.176A/homework1_good_papers/Al
aa-Gharbawi.html
http://www.internetsociety.org/internet/wh
at-internet/history-internet/brief-history-
internet

Internet being made available has changed
many aspects of life, studies, games, and
communication can be done a lot more
efficiently than in recent days.
This is a map of the percent of
internet users per population
throughout the world.