SLP 1 - History and Impact of the Internet SLP 1 William Williams 1 1957 USSR launches Sputnik first artificial earth satellite In response US forms the

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History andImpact of theInternetSLP 1WilliamWilliams
1.1957 USSR launches Sputnik, first artificial earth satellite. In response, US forms the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), the following year, within the Department of Defense (DoD) to establish US lead in science and technology applicable to the military.When the Ussr launched sputnik into space it put the United States in a state of panic, while priorto that time they were not happy with the communist union they however did not yet compete with it. sputnik’s launch changed everything, from the face of global politics, to the technology being used every day. The space race started and computers came about as a result.Kay, Sean (April–May 2013). "America's Sputnik Moments". Survival.2.1967 ARPANET design discussions held by Larry Roberts at ARPA IPTO PI meeting in Ann Arbor, Michigan (April) Ten years after sputnik’s launch a symposium was held to showcase the new technology of computers and the link between some of them in a Stanford lab that would eventually become the internet. This changed the thoughts behind what computers could be used for and lead to the world we know today..A Lievrouw - Handbook of New Media: Student Edition (p.253)(edited by L.A Lievrouw, S.M. Livingstone), published by SAGE2006 (abridged, reprint, revised), 475 pages3.1972 Ray Tomlinson (BBN) modifies email program for ARPANET where it becomes a quick hit. The @ sign was chosen from the punctuation keys on Tomlinson's Model 33 Teletype for its "at" meaning (March)

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