Who hasn’t heard about the internet? Nobody, unless, of course, you’ve been living in a cave for the past decade! The internet is the pinnacle of the Information Age, which is the era we currently live in. It has completely revolutionized the way we communicate and how we live our lives.
But what exactly is the internet? In simple terms, it’s the interconnection of computers across the globe. It allows users of these computers to communicate in various ways: via email, video conferencing, accessing information through URLs, file sharing, and more.
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The internet originated as a project of ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency of the US Department of Defense), which was commissioned by the Pentagon in 1960 to explore the potential of networking for military purposes. From there, the internet continuously evolved to benefit the entire population.
Initially, the internet could only operate at a low data transfer rate. Nowadays, ISPs offer speeds ranging from 56 kilobytes per second to 10 megabytes per second or even higher! This allows people to transfer more data, facilitating better communication.
The internet affects so much of our daily lives that it has become indispensable for many individuals and businesses.
Uses of the Internet:
- Email – Gone are the days when people had to wait weeks or months for postal mail! With the internet, emails are sent and delivered instantly. Emails have made the world a smaller place, allowing people separated by vast distances to correspond.
- Instant Messaging, Chat Rooms – Services such as AIM, Yahoo Messenger, MSN Messenger, and Skype enable people to send messages instantly, similar to a telephone conversation, but using written messages. There are also “chat rooms” online provided by services designed for this purpose. These “rooms” allow multiple users to chat using written messages.
- Webpages – Webpages are like virtual homes on the internet. They enable people to post documents online that are easy to browse and navigate. Over time, webpages have gained more functionality. Today, you can download files, submit files and comments, and even do all your shopping online.
Webpages serve various purposes: some promote businesses, some are purely informational, and some generate revenue. The internet gave rise to what we now call e-commerce, which involves shopping online. You can even use online payment methods such as PayPal, Paydot, and others.
- Streaming Services and File Sharing – The internet also facilitates file sharing. This allows you to share files with other users, regardless of the file size. Streaming services enable you to access content such as radio feeds or video feeds online.
A Brave New World
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