History of Computers and Computing, Internet, Maturing of the Net

Maturing of the Net

In this section will be presented some people and events, who established the foundations of the modern Internet tools and technologies.

First chat program, Murray Turoff, 1971

The First E-mail Message, Ray Tomlinson, 1971

Project Gutenberg—first digital library, Michael Hart, 1971

First computer virus, Bob Thomas, 1971

Making Big Networks out of Smaller Ones (TCPIP), Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn, 1972

World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee, 1989

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