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Internet in Business and SocietyHave you ever had a brainstorm, an idea about how to do something better, faster, orcheaper? Maybe you took the initiative and designed a better bicycle rack or a betterway to watch an MMM game with your friends. In either situation, you took acalculated risk that the attempt was worth it even if you might fail doing it. Believe itor not, theInternetwas born pretty much the same way."We were just rank amateurs, and we were expecting that some authority wouldfinally come along and say, 'Here's how we are going to do it.' And nobody evercame along." That's how Vint Cerf, widely considered the "father of the Internet,"described how it all got started. It's been a wild and woolly ride ever since. In thislesson, we will travel the Internet timeline, stopping at various points along the wayto discuss important transitions in its development.1/8Internet<<© 2013 Glynlyon, Inc.You will also learn that, as much as these words are used interchangeably, theInternet and theWorld Wide Webare really two separate, though highly related,concepts.We will also share how such words as "Archie," "cookie," and "gopher" havegained new meanings due to the Internet and how the growth of the Internet industryhas triggered new career paths.OBJECTIVESIdentify the Internet's components.Discuss the history and development of the Internet.VOCABULARY
accessibilitystandardsstandards for web design so that all people, whatever their hardware,software, language, culture, location, or physical or mental ability, canaccess the Web
Archiethe first search engine ever released, launched by Montreal-basedMcGill University postgraduate students Alan Emtage and J. PeterDeutsch in 1990ARPANETa large wide-area network created by the United States DefenseAdvanced Research Project Agency (DARPA)browsera software application that enables computer users to accessinformation on the World Wide WebCascading StyleSheets(CSS) presentation standards for creating a document's look whenwritten in a markup language such as HTMLclient-side scriptingcomputer programs that are created on the client side of a client-servernetworkcookiepiece of information sent by a web server and stored by the browser astext strings on a computer; the browser returns the cookie to the serverthe next time the page is referenceddeviceused interchangeably with the word "component," a device can be adrive, a scanner, or any computer-related object that acts as a tool toperform workdistributed networksnetworks that distribute computer programming over multiplecomputersdomino effecta chain reaction that happens when a change causes a similar changenearby, which then will cause another similar change, and so ongophera device that modulates outgoing digital signals from a computer orother digital device to analog signalsgraphical userinterface(GUI) interface that relies on visual clues, such as icons, to help usersinteract with electronic deviceshosting farmsa group of servers that offers hosting serviceshypertextcomputer text that users can access either by keyboard, touch screen, ormouse clickInternetthe "network of networks" that uses TCP/IP protocol to connectnetworks around the globeInternet backbonethe main data routes that exist between interconnected networks andcore Internet routersInternet ProtocolSuite(TCP/IP) a mutually agreed-upon format that connects hosts on the

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