This is how Internet looked in 1969

October 29, 2010 · 1 comment

In 2009, Internet was 40 years old. This is how Internet looked back in 1969. The entire network consisted of just four computers linked together. Called “ARPANET”, the network was designed by the Department of Defence in the US for internal use. By 1972, the network linked 37 computers. In 1983, just a year before I was born, many universities in US became connected through this network and this is when Internet went mainstream.

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Jilianne October 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm

There’s an error in your post. It’s not “APRANET” …. it’s “ARPANET” 🙂

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