Category: History

  • History of the internet

    History of the internet

    The fundamental idea of the internet first came about in a paper that was published in 1960 by J.C.R. Licklider. In it, he articulated the concept of a wide network of computers, and some of the uses that would arise from such a network. Mr. Licklider had ideas that would shape the powerful tool that we use so frequently in modern times. 2 years later, Licklider was hired by the U.S. Government’s Department of Defense. Specifically, he worked in a branch called DARPA. At t…