Fun Facts


A single person did not create the Internet that we know and use today. Below is a listing of several different people who've helped contribute and develop the Internet.

The initial idea is credited as being Leonard Kleinrock.

the ideas from Licklider and Kleinrock, Robert Taylor helped create the idea of the network, which later became ARPANET.

The Internet as we know it today first started being developed in the late 1960's

UCLA puts out a press release introducing the public to the Internet on July 3, 1969.

August 29, 1969 the first network switch and the first piece of network equipment called "IMP", which is short for (Interface Message Processor) is sent to UCLA.  On September 2, 1969 the first data moves from UCLA host to the switch.

In 1990 Tim Berners-Lee develops HTML,  which made a huge contribution to how we navigate and view the Internet today.

Tim Berners-Lee introduces WWW to the public on August 6, 1991.


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