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					A Brief Synopsis of the Internet

Like an opening act for a play, the telegraph, telephone, and radio all
took a part in introducing the World Wide Internet. The Internet had no
problem taking over and crashing many predictions about whether or not it
would be successful. It has no boundaries and pays no attention to
international limits or geographic locations. Instantly you are
connected to scores of businesses and people all over the world.

With its origins dating back almost 50 years ago, J.C.R. Licklider at MIT
recorded the first description of the communications that could be
performed through networking. Between him and a host of other
individuals with brilliant forward thinking, the idea of the internet was
conceived.

The first email made its appearance back in the early 1970’s as a way for
the developers to communicate with one another. By the mid-1980’s the
internet was being used by various developers and researchers as well as
being tried out by many computer businesses. It finally was given a name
in October 1995.

The internet became a vital part of today’s economy. Many companies
regard it as a critical part of their daily activities. Individuals rely
on it for their communication to the outside world. Bills may be paid,
homework research accomplished, books read, Christmas shopping
accomplished, music downloaded and personal relationships established
through their access to the internet.

Although it may not seem so, the internet has changed greatly in the last
2 decades since its birth. Through file sharing, remote login, resource
sharing and electronic mail, it has definitely kept up with the fast-
paced computer industry. Expect nothing else through the future.

				
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Description: Like an opening act for a play, the telegraph, telephone, and radio all took a part in introducing the World Wide Internet.