What is internet?
Internet, a system architecture that has revolutionized communications and methods of commerce by allowing various computer networks around the world to interconnect. Sometimes referred to as a “network of networks,” the Internet emerged in the United States in the 1970s but did not become visible to the general public until the early 1990s. By 2020, approximately 4.5 billion people, or more than half of the world’s population, were estimated to have access to the Internet.
Language and Founder of internet
The language that is most used on the internet is English. The idea of the internet came from the American Department of Defense for the purpose of military communication. this first system was developed in 1969. it was originally developed as method of communication in emergency situation, which would continue to work when all other communication systems fail.
Web sites and electronic mail system
The internet provides an immense source of knowledge through search sites such as google, Wikipedia, yahoo ect. email is a system of sending electronic mail through internet which users to register an email address with an internet provider. then he is able to send letters, messages to any other email user in any part of the world. that allow the internet user to connect with other people. it is possible to organize conferences between people thousand of kilometers apart
The Internet celebrates its formal birthday on January 1, 1983. Prior to this, there was no standard means for computer networks to communicate with one another. Transfer Control Protocol/Internetwork Protocol (TCP/IP) was created as a new communication protocol. This allowed various types of computers on various networks to “speak” to one another. On January 1, 1983, ARPANET and the Defense Data Network switched to the TCP/IP standard, resulting in the birth of the Internet. A universal language could now connect all networks.
Advantages of internet and why we need it?
- Information, knowledge, and learning
- Communication, collaboration, and sharing
- Address, mapping, and contact information
- Bills, banking, and shopping
- Making money via selling
- Collaboration, working from home, and having access to a global workforce are all advantages.
- Computing and storage on the cloud