RTF305-18_Apr06_Internet History_BBoutline

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Unformatted text preview: Guest lectures for next week- Apr 13 (M): Intro to Audio • Prof. Andrew Garrison • Reading: in your course packet (by Thom)- Apr 15 (W): Intro to Documentary • Prof. Ellen Spiro • Viewing : will send you link by email (1 hour video); no additional readings Key Terms Sheet for Test 2 on Blackboard Development of the Internet- Early telecommunication media- Technological developments- Early computer networks Internet vs. WWW Basic players on the Internet The infrastructure for connecting computers A worldwide system of computer networks; A network of networks (“_______________”) Government, university, and private computers all joined together Provides an infrastructure for the use of e-mail, bulletin boards, file archives and transfer, hypertext documents, instant messaging, etc. _____________ (1840s)- Signals sent over wires that were established over vast distances- Morse Code used dots and dashes • Very similar to today’s 0 and 1 binary code ______________ (1870s)- Some computers connect to the Internet through telephone lines. ______________ (1850s ~) enabled telegraph and telephone communication across nations and continents- Underwater cables provide Internet connection across continents ___________ (1940s) - Developed primarily for _________ purposes, mostly by university research labs- The first computers were HUGE, room- size mainframes (ex. ENIAC)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2009 for the course RTF 305 taught by Professor Nasr during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas.

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