40 Years Ago Yesterday: The Birth of the Internet

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The Internet began with a whimper, not a bang. And not everyone agrees on when that whimper occurred.

But 40 years ago Thursday, something called the ARPANET came into existence, and since then, communication hasn't been the same.

Read or listen to it all but before you do guess the text of the very first message.

Filed under: * Culture-WatchBlogging & the InternetHistoryScience & Technology

Posted October 30, 2009 at 7:07 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Brian of Maryland wrote:

Where are the cover stories celebrating Al Gore’s marvelous invention???

October 30, 11:57 am | [comment link]
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