The History of the Internet

The “History of the Internet” is an animated documentary which discusses the origins of the modern Internet. If you’ve ever studied computing or have an interest in technology chances are you’ll already know quite a bit about the Internet, including how it all started but if not, take a look at this film its very well made. The film discusses the internet in its different forms of evolution from the beginnings of arpanet, through the association with DARPA and finally the Internet. It also outlines some of the core fundamentals of how early computer networks functioned such as the concept of time-sharing.

This film was created by Melih Bilgil and is really very well done. The film is illustrated using PICOL icons available at which are licensed under creative commons.

If you are interested in the history of the internet and want to read more about it, here are some great links:

Enjoy and learn something new!

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