Everyone needs the net.
Internet today got itself involve with us so much that one cant live without it.
We access to internet on anywhere and everywhere.
You can see FREE WIFI available at most cafes.STARBUCKS and COFFEEBEANS provide a good environment for people to chill-out and use the internet.
Also, you can see free computers set up in the airport for tourist and local to use.
Well, this simply says we cant live without internet.
To share a short brief path of internet…..(Mr Choy, I’m sure this nothing new to you but I would like to share with the others.)
On the October 29, 1969, computers at Stanford and UCLA connected for the first time. In effect, they were the first hosts on what would one day become the Internet.
The operating system whose design heavily influenced that of Linux and FreeBSD (the operating systems most popular in today’s web servers/web hosting services).
1970: Arpanet network
The company that created the “interface message processor” computers used to connect to the network in 1970.
FIRST DEVELOPED IN 1971 BY RAY TOMLINSON, WHO ALSO MADE THE DECISION TO USE THE “@” SYMBOL TO SEPARATE THE USER NAME FROM THE COMPUTER NAME
1971: Project Gutenberg and eBooks
1973: The first trans-Atlantic connection and the popularity of emailing
1974: The beginning of TCP/IP
1975: The email client
1977: The PC modem
1978: The Bulletin Board System (BBS)
1978: Spam is born
1979: MUD – The earliest form of multiplayer games
1980: ENQUIRE software
1983: Arpanet computers switch over to TCP/IP
1984: Domain Name System (DNS)
1985: Virtual communities
1986: Protocol wars
1987: The Internet grows
1988: IRC – Internet Relay Chat
1988: First major malicious internet-based attack
1989: AOL is launched
1989: The proposal for the World Wide Web
1990: First commercial dial-up ISP
1990: World Wide Web protocols finished
1991: First web page created
1991: First content-based search protocol
1991: MP3 becomes a standard
1991: The first webcam
1993: Mosaic – first graphical web browser for the general public
1993: Governments join in on the fun
1994: Netscape Navigator
1995: Commercialization of the internet
1996: First web-based (webmail) service
1997: The term “weblog” is coined
1998: First new story to be broken online instead of traditional media
1998: Internet-based file-sharing gets its roots
1999: SETI@home project
2000: The bubble bursts
2001: Wikipedia is launched
2003: VoIP goes mainstream
2003: MySpace becomes the most popular social network
2003: CAN-SPAM Act puts a lid on unsolicited emails
2004: Web 2.0
2004: Social Media and Digg
2004: “The” Facebook open to college students
2005: YouTube – streaming video for the masses
2006: Twitter gets twittering
2007: Major move to place TV shows online
2007: The iPhone and the Mobile Web
2008: “Internet Election”
2009: ICANN policy changes
The Future? – I DONT KNOW.
Internet today is defiantly different from the PAST and it will be better TOMORROW.