The Short History of the Internet

Thanks to the internet, we can access faster and accurate data from our comfort zone. Internet already becomes a part of our life. Internet has changed the way we live and think. All the problems can be solved by browsing the information through the internet. As the user of the internet, have you think about how was the internet invented? How is the history of internet from its beginning until today?

The Pioneer

One of the basic forms of the communication system which inspired the emergence of the internet is the telegraph system. This system was introduced in the 19th century or to be precisely 100 years before the internet use widely in 1990. The concept of the telegraph is by sending the data through the electromagnetic system, such as cable or wireless. However, this system is limited which only can be used to connect two devices at a time.

Some scientists tried to develop the transmission data and information theories which is later on becoming the fundamental of others theories in this field. Some progress in the development of the theories and the system are success, such as the wider extent and faster speed in transmitting. However, some difficulties are still existing because this transmitting system used cable which easily torn especially when there are a war.

The Progress

One of the biggest stimulant of the born of internet is the fierce competition between Soviet Union and United States. Soviet Union was launched the Sputnik satellite. This satellite launching has triggered United States to act on the possibility of the any leaks to information or secret data to the wrong hands. Therefore, the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) was formed to create a system which can help the U.S Government sending the data through the local network system which can protect the secret information.

ARPANET is another form of what we called today as internet. At that time ARPANET is limited for the limited members of the Defense Department and others academic which has certain contract with the Defense Department. In order to share the information on the other academic, another network is created. Internet is officially launched on 1 January 1983. The new protocol used to network sharing in the internet is called Transfer Control Protocol (TCP) or Internetwork Protocol (IP). This protocol allows various types of computers connect and communicate to each other.

Since then, the development of the internet experiences a rapid development which be able to link to any commercial network and integrated with any devices. More companies, public organizations, government organizations and other public offices used computers and internet to interact to one to another. The existence of the post mail, newspaper and radio are starting to change to the new forms, such as email, online music, internet phone, and others. The history of internet started with the formed of ARPANET by United States in 1960s. The Internet is officially born on 1 January 1983. Later on, the new progress of the internet has rapidly developed into new form of internet devices and services.

The Positive Sides of Internet Development in Our Life

The internet brings many positive sides to human life. Through the internet, we can access any information useful for our life. The development of the internet has grown bigger from time to time. Since its emergence, the internet brings so many positive sides in human life. Here are some positive sides of internet development in our life.

Improve the Science

Internet helps the students, teachers, scientist and other profession related to science to develop. They are able to conduct research easier and faster. Students and researchers used to stay and find related supporting data in the library. They spend hours to find the perfect sources that can be used for their studies and researches. With the existence of internet in gathering and indexing the online journal also web that contains many studies and theories can give them a new experience in finding a suitable source in a quick way.

The related information and data are added on the regular basis make it a great source to get up to dated data need for the researches. People can find some reviews and journals in science and education world at any time. This also applies to other professional fields. There are many types of research hold based on internet searches. This can help more experts to create new tools, devices, theories, cures and other innovations that will useful for many people in the future.

Better Communication

No matter how far you are with your beloved ones, you always can see them through the internet video call. You even can communicate through the internet phone or sending chat messages. All of these facilities are free. Yes, all of them are free. It means you don’t have to spend money on that. Those services provided by Gmail, some free internet applications, Social Media, and Skype.

There are no such boundaries which can separate between their children and parents when they started moving for colleges. You can call your family anytime you want. You even can do the video call and use their face directly in your Smartphone or laptop. The internet really changes the way to communicate better and faster. It is free and easy to do. 

Improve Welfare

The internet opens many opportunities for new business and services. Nowadays, people choose to do online shopping rather than going outside of their home. This phenomenon creates new job vacancies in online delivery service and online shops. Other opportunities in internet marketing services and products also open widely; so that people can work form their comfort home while raising their children.

Many creative businesses are born due to the internet era, such as freelance writer, programmer, content editor, creative content writers, and more. Many web stores and company website run their virtual marketing with the help of the internet. Nowadays, creative people will rule the world with their unique ideas and business. You can run your business from your home. You don’t need to have a store to start your business. All you have to so is starting to upload and post your products in the online stores or your social media.

The internet brings many positive sides to human life. Some positive sides of internet development have been felt by people. People can improve their researches and studies which means improving science for a better future. The internet also opens better communications for people with free call service. People choose to do their online shopping rather than go to offline markets to buy their supplies. It opens many opportunities for improving their welfare through creative online business.