Timeline of the internet

Timeline created by Emily.B.
  • The idea of the internet

    The idea of the internet
    J.C.R Licklider introduced the idea of an 'intergalactic Network.' The idea was a global computor network that allowd everyone in the world to access the same infomation. He became head of defense advanded research project agency, convincing his successors of the importance of the internet. For more infomation of his general life visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._C._R._Licklider
  • Email was invented

    Email was invented
    Email was first developed in 1971 by Ray Tomlinson, who also made the decision to use the "@" symbol to separate the user name from the computer name (which later on became the domain name).
  • The first PC

    The first PC
    1977 was a big year for the development of the Internet as we know it today. It’s the year the first PC modem, developed by Dennis Hayes and Dale Heatherington, was introduced
  • The internet

    The code for the World Wide Web was written by Tim Berners-Lee, based on his proposal from the year before, along with the standards for HTML, HTTP, and URLs.
  • The first webpage

    The first webpage
    The first web page was created and, much like the first email explained what email was, its purpose was to explain what the World Wide Web was.
  • The first webcam

    The first webcam
    One of the most interesting developments of 1991 was the first webcam, It was deployed at cambridge university computoer lab. Its purpose was to monitor a particular cooffe maker so that the lab users could avoid wasted trips to an empty coffee pot.
  • Google

    Google went live in 1998, revolutionizing the way in which people find information online. To use google go to http://www.google.co.uk/
  • Wikipedia was launched

    Wikipedia was launched
    Wikipedia is the free encyclapidia anyone can edit. To visit wikipedia go to http://www.wikipedia.org/
  • YouTube

    YouTube is a free online video website that you can watch and upload videos