Internet marks a milestone

January 12, 2013

The story of the Internet began in an iconic year; the year when man took that “one giant leap for mankind”, musicians set the stage on fire at Woodstock, two hackers spent a summer developing the path-breaking UNIX operating system, and two engineers at a military research facility stumbled upon a way to make computers talk to each other.
Though the engineers at the ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency) made history by enabling exchange of data between two giant computers, via a 15-foot cable, it wasn’t until January, 1983 that the possibility of a World Wide Web was born.
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