1.2 – Fundamentals of Internet

1.2 – Fundamentals of Internet
In 1957, the Soviets successfully launched Sputnik and that feat began the space race. It also helped in bringing about the Internet. In part because of Sputnik, the ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency) was created by the U.S department of Defense, also in 1957. Among others, ARPA formed research centers at many U.S. universities. It shortly became clear that these research centers were required to communicate with one another over some kind of infrastructure. The first four websites to be connected were at the University of California-Santa Barbara (UCSB), the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Utah and…
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