Wednesday, August 27, 2008

First Blog

The first reading assigned for today's class was a summary of the history of the Internet, and how it has progressed. Discussed was who were the first people to use the Internet, and what functions is was meant for. The difference between the Internet and the World Wide Web was also a main point of the reading. In the early years of the Internet it was created by the government to easily communicate in house. Each government agency funded its own operating system. One very important creation was windows 95. This allowed everyone to have an universal operating system, as well as Netscape which created a frame in which to view the Internet. Email is also a very important creation in the development of the Internet. Steve Walker was the first person to develop