First Email. IMAGES. Classic 90's - The Kids Guide to the Internet. History Of Computers From The Beginning (Pictures) How the Queen of England Beat Everyone to the Internet. Queen Elizabeth II, on the internet, in 1976.
Photo: Peter Kirstein Peter Kirstein is the man who put the Queen of England on the internet. In 1976. Reaction to the DEC Spam of 1978. Welcome to PizzaNet! RFC 675 - Specification of Internet Transmission Control Program. [Docs] [txt|pdf] Network Working Group Vinton Cerf Request for Comments: 675 Yogen Dalal NIC: 2 Carl Sunshine INWG: 72 December 1974 December 1974 Version This document describes the functions to be performed by the internetwork Transmission Control Program [TCP] and its interface to programs or users that require its services.
Several basic assumptions are made about process to process communication and these are listed here without further justification. The interested reader is referred to [CEKA74, TOML74, BELS74, DALA74, SUNS74] for further discussion. Internet - from the 1990's point of view. First video game. There are numerous debates over which game should be considered the first video game, with the answer depending largely on how video games are defined.
The evolution of video games represents a tangled web of several different industries, including scientific, computer, arcade, and consumer electronics. History of video games. The history of video games goes as far back as the Early 1940s-1950s, when academics began designing simple games, simulations, and artificial intelligence programs as part of their computer science research.
Video gaming would not reach mainstream popularity until the 1970s and 1980s, when arcade video games, gaming consoles and home computer games were introduced to the general public. Since then, video gaming has become a popular form of entertainment and a part of modern culture in most parts of the world. As of 2014, there are eight generations of video game consoles. Early history History of video games. History of massively multiplayer online games. The history of massively multiplayer online games spans over thirty years and hundreds of massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) titles. The origin and influence on MMO games stems from MUDs, Dungeons and Dragons and earlier social games. The first virtual worlds In 1974, Mazewar introduced the first graphic virtual world, providing a first-person perspective view of a maze in which players roamed around shooting at each other.
It was also the first networked game, in which players at different computers could visually interact in a virtual space. The initial implementation was over a serial cable, but when one of the authors began attending MIT in 1974, the game was enhanced so that it could be played across the ARPAnet, forerunner of the modern Internet. You haven't lived until you've died in MUD. -- The MUD1 Slogan. History of the Internet. The history of the Internet begins with the development of electronic computers in the 1950s.
Initial concepts of packet networking originated in several computer science laboratories in the United States, Great Britain, and France. Brief History of the Internet - Internet Timeline. We want your opinion: will the open Internet survive the next 10 years?
Barry M. Leiner, Vinton G. Cerf, David D. Hobbes' Internet Timeline - the definitive ARPAnet & Internet history. 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010s | Growth | FAQ | Sources by Robert H'obbes' Zakon with support from Zakon Group LLC and OpenConf.
Internet Timeline. ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency) goes online in December, connecting four major U.S. universities.
Designed for research, education, and government organizations, it provides a communications network linking the country in the event that a military attack destroys conventional communications systems. Electronic mail is introduced by Ray Tomlinson, a Cambridge, Mass., computer scientist. He uses the @ to distinguish between the sender's name and network name in the email address. Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is designed and in 1983 it becomes the standard for communicating between computers over the Internet.
One of these protocols, FTP (File Transfer Protocol), allows users to log onto a remote computer, list the files on that computer, and download files from that computer. Presidential candidate Jimmy Carter and running mate Walter Mondale use email to plan campaign events. Gopher. Archie, Gopher, Veronica and Jughead are three standard "finding" tools on the Internet.
The Archie database is made up of the file directories from hundreds of systems. When you search this database on the basis of a file's name, Archie can tell you which directory paths on which systems hold a copy of the file you want. To use Archie, you must Telnet to an Archie server. You can do that by keying in a command such as to get to the Archie server at that address and log on by keying in archie when prompted to do so. Once you do your Archie search, you must then go get the file using FTP, the Internet File Transfer Protocol. A Gopher is a menu system that simplifies locating and using Internet resources.
Timeline. Timeline. World Wide Web Timeline. Since its founding in 1989, the World Wide Web has touched the lives of billions of people around the world and fundamentally changed how we connect with others, the nature of our work, how we discover and share news and new ideas, how we entertain ourselves and how communities form and function.
The timeline below is the beginning of an effort to capture both the major milestones and small moments that have shaped the Web since 1989. It is a living document that we will update with your contributions. To suggest an item to add to the timeline, please message us. 42% of American adults have used a computer.World’s first website and server go live at CERN, running on Tim Berners-Lee’s NeXT computer, which bears the message “This machine is a server. DO NOT POWER DOWN!” It's Peanut Butter Jelly Time!!! Badger song. Charlie the Unicorn.
The Original Llama Song. Graphics Interchange Format. The Graphics Interchange Format (better known by its acronym GIF; /ˈdʒɪf/ or /ˈɡɪf/) is a bitmap image format that was introduced by CompuServe in 1987 and has since come into widespread usage on the World Wide Web due to its wide support and portability.
The format supports up to 8 bits per pixel for each image, allowing a single image to reference its own palette of up to 256 different colors chosen from the 24-bit RGB color space. It also supports animations and allows a separate palette of up to 256 colors for each frame. These palette limitations make the GIF format unsuitable for reproducing color photographs and other images with continuous color, but it is well-suited for simpler images such as graphics or logos with solid areas of color. PBS traces the history of animated GIFs: deal with it (video) To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Graphics Interface Format this month we put together a history of the animated GIF -- in GIF form. In honor of this stalwart of the Internet, we have decided not only to do this entire history using the retro graphic format, but we will do it in the style of the more current What Should We Call Me meme. Even though The Atlantic Wire's Alex Abad-Santos declared that trend over weeks ago, it is part of GIF history and seems most appropriate for our chronicle.
Timeline of computer viruses and worms. Morris worm. The Nigerian Prince in your inbox has been around for over 500 years. Geekosystem. On May 3, 1978, the Internet witnessed a glorious and not particularly welcome birth: The first ever spam email. Reaction to the DEC Spam of 1978. Internet Game Timeline 1969 - 1990. Updated May 15, 2014. What Was The First Multiple Player Internet Game? Answer: Multi-User Dungeon. 1st facebook game. Zynga. Zynga launched what is considered its best-known game, FarmVille, on Facebook in June 2009, reaching 10 million daily active users (DAU) within six weeks. As of early January 2013, Zynga games had over 265 million monthly active users (MAU), and three of the top five Facebook games (in terms of MAU, according to AppData) were Zynga titles: FarmVille 2, Texas HoldEm Poker (now known as Zynga Poker), and ChefVille. According to the BBC, "figures suggest 80 percent of Zynga's revenue comes from Facebook users," but its relationship with Facebook ended March 31, 2013. Zynga began trading on NASDAQ December 16, 2011 under the ticker ZNGA.
Lolcat. A typical lolcat A lolcat (pronounced /ˈlɒlkæt/ LOL-kat) is an image combining a photograph of a cat with text intended to contribute humour. The text is often idiosyncratic and grammatically incorrect, and its use in this way is known as "lolspeak" or "kitty pidgin". Lolcats - Teh Meme Wiki. A lolcat is an image combining a photograph, most frequently of a cat, with a humorous and idiosyncratic caption in (often) broken English—a dialect which is known as “lolspeak,” ”kitteh,” or “kitty pidgin” and which parodies the poor grammar typically attributed to Internet slang. The first LOLcat? « previous post | next post » From YouRememberThat.com, a 1905 postcard that may be the oldest extant LOLcat: Everything You Need to Know in Alphabetical Order. 4chan slang essay. The History of LOLCATS. The Origin of the LOLCat Meme. Today I found out the origin of the lolcat meme. It turns out, the oldest known reference to an lolcat style picture/caption dates all the way back to 1903 from photographer Harry Whittier Frees, who would take photos of small animals, including cats, dressed up in various outfits.
These photos were then often sold in postcards by Rotograph, the company Frees worked for. Captions were typically added, often by Frees himself, that said things like “How’s the weather out?” And “What’s delaying my dinner?” And “I can haz top hat?” First Posts and Products on the World's Most Popular Websites. Les Horribles Cernettes. The First Ever Email, the First Tweet, and 12 Other Famous Internet Firsts. The First Ever Email, the First Tweet, and 12 Other Famous Internet Firsts. 20 Super Early Homepages You Completely Forgot About. Similar image search for post: I give to you the very first reddit post - Reverse image search of Reddit.com.
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