History of the Internet1

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A Brief History Of The Internet By default, any definitive history of the Internet must be short, since the Internet (in one form or another) has only been in existence for less than 30 years. The first iteration of the Internet was launched in 1971 with a public showing in early 1972. This first network, known as ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency NETwork) was very primitive by today's standards, but a milestone in computer communications. ARPANET was based …

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…on the future of the human race. The Internet will continue to grow and evolve in the years to come, becoming an indispensable channel of communication and a catalyst for human evolution. Bibliography Bibliography Kristula, Dave. “The History of the Internet.” Website Workstation. March 1997. Gromov, Gregory R. “The Roads and Crossroads of Internet History.” Internet Valley, Inc. 1998. October 13, 2000. Anderberg, Anthony. “History of the Internet and Web.” June 10, 2000. Zakon, Robert Hobbes. “Hobbes' Internet Timeline v5.1.” October 1, 2000.