Internet Timeline Project
The American Standards Code for Information Interchange was developed by a joint industry-government committee. This was the first universal standard code for computers.
The Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) connected four US universities. This was designed for research, education, and government organizations.
Computer scientist, Ray Tomlinson, introduces electronic mail.
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is designed and will later become the standard for internet communication.
The word "Internet" is used for the very first time.
Internet Worm, a computer virus, shuts down 10% of the world's Internet servers.
The World goes on-line, becoming the first commercial provider of Internet dial-up access.
Google opens its first office.
YouTube is launched.