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The Internet was born at a defence organisation

Internet was born at ARPA, the Advanced Research Projects Agency, a part of the United States Department of Defense. Its direct pr [more...]

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Quick Quiz

Take our quick quiz on the history of the Internet and World Wide Web. How and where did they start? What was the first message tr [more...]

Today's Quote

"The World Wide Web was precisely what we were trying to PREVENT- ever-breaking links, links going outward only, quotes you can't follow to their origins, no version management, no rights management."
- Ted Nelson Futurist and founder of Project Xanadu

Quick Fact

In 2011, Hayastan Shakarian, a 75 year old woman from Georgia, the country in Eurasia and not the US state, was looking for copper to sell as scrap. She accidentally chopped the fibre optic cables and cut off Internet services to her country and the neighbour, Armenia. When caught Hayastan pleaded her innocence saying she hasn't even heard of the Internet. [more...]

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