History of the Internet

A good visual explanation of how the Internet came into being.

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+21 1. rUmmeh commented 11 years ago

Interesting video. I never knew the French network was where the 'network of networks' idea came from though.
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+11 2. h4x0r commented 11 years ago

exceptional
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+16 3. DarkiKun commented 11 years ago

Ahhhh ... the internet, its amazing isn't it? ^^
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+12 4. Focus commented 11 years ago

Very well done video.

Simple & nicely synopsized in about 8 minutes :)
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+19 5. yuriythebest commented 11 years ago

seriously though amazing vid- in fact I learnt a lot from this even though this was taught in my university- they never mentioned the cyclades thing.
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+10 6. lexa1979 commented 11 years ago

thanks Snotr !
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+13 7. Bender_Rodriguez commented 11 years ago

French invented it in case they got attacked so they could run away even if their phone lines were broken. That's the reason their tanks got 5 backward gears and 1 forward gear in case they were attacked from behind >:)
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+9 8. blackd commented 11 years ago

#5 If you are in US you should immediately forget it, because it violates the official US policy.
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-2 9. Mix commented 11 years ago

What is Internet? Never heard about it...
Can you eat it?
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+11 10. Sreyals commented 11 years ago

that was realy nice! we should have more video like this one. Internet was made to share knowlage, not crappy thing :D
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+9 11. moskwiz commented 11 years ago

And now you know, How It's Made ;)
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+7 12. alexnader commented 11 years ago

in a way this kinda reminds me of the whole terminator sub-story, Skynet, the network that was no longer controllable.
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although they got rid of the DARPA mainframe, the network was already too widespread.
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+8 13. whowhatme commented 11 years ago

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Gotta agree with you .
#7 , not very logical .
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+8 14. s1lent commented 11 years ago

ROFL @ #7
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+8 15. raoon commented 11 years ago

Thank you ! Very instructive !
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+2 16. NMY commented 11 years ago

I tought USA military invented internet ?
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+10 17. JerryD commented 11 years ago

Very informative and interresting! But still its only a fraction of the whole story :D .... To accomplish the full history at least a Tv program lasting an hour would be needed - still it would be a generelized overview.
PS: I have not much to say about the french but what happened during the beginning of WW II was not because of cowardness, rather demoralizing effect from fossilized leadership, both political and military. No wonder moral was at a low when the units felt like they where pissed and pooped on. >:)
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+4 18. Jonish commented 11 years ago

Perfect video, I wouldn't normally spend 8 mins by watching video on Snotr.
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+8 19. MsZoomy commented 11 years ago

#9 no but you can catch fish with it!!
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+3 20. peelo2020 commented 11 years ago

Great vid. Did not know about those other As an idea the internet is great invention, but what people use it nowadays? Spam (junk mail), porn and criminal activities. Oh yeah! Such a great thing to have internet :)

And what the sad thing is that everythin is forced to the Net nowadays (bankin and other vital services. Althoug it is a good and convinient way to do things it is also very fragile to data trespasses) and when it finally collapses (if something drastic measures aren't implemented) it is funny (or tragicomical at least) to see what happens to humanity.
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+4 21. Sizzlik (admin) commented 11 years ago

matrix is near!!! Pc will contoll us (hopefully not windows...we know what happens when matix is on xp :P) JK JK.....really nice vid...but i would love to see the same vid explaing the start of hackin :P
Whitehats rule :D
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+5 22. JerryD commented 11 years ago

#(removed comment) Al Gore invented internet!? Are you serious????? The intervies from 1999 (I believe) - I saw it and for all things in the world I can only say 'coughhogwash!' - Thou he expressed himself a bit clumsy. For me it was clear that he talked about supporting the evolving of internet via various political means etc etc. Just google 'Gore invented internet' and you will find out... or maybe its just democratic party Donkeypropaganda? At least I saw the interview ...
And about the cyclades - well my professor in computerscience told about it. At an US university - but me not yangeeze - me fukin bluuudy euröpean >:) >:) >:)
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+4 23. Dragonscale1988 commented 9 years ago

Interesting video with alot of facts, when i was learning about computers/networks for my course the do teach you about TCP/IP, DNS ect but not about how they became.
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+2 24. Mourialaid commented 9 years ago

:(|) Why everybody don't know that there is many internets?!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internets