Internet Timeline Project

Taylor Grider

1963

The American Standards Code for Information Interchange was developed by a joint industry-government committee.  This was the first universal standard code for computers.

1969

The Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) connected four US universities.  This was designed for research, education, and government organizations.

1972

Computer scientist, Ray Tomlinson, introduces electronic mail.

1973

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is designed and will later become the standard for internet communication.

1982

The word "Internet" is used for the very first time.

1988

Internet Worm, a computer virus, shuts down 10% of the world's Internet servers.

Robert Morris(creator of the Internet Worm)

1990

The World goes on-line, becoming the first commercial provider of Internet dial-up access.

1998

Google opens its first office.

2005

YouTube is launched.

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