According to a survey,A average human spends about 27 hours per week on Internet.
It has a deep impact on our Lifestyle.Everything including the modern day communication is based on Internet itself.Parents sitting in India can talk to their son pursuing Education in United states.This is nothing more than a miracle.
In 2017 You will hardly find someone who do not know what Internet is?
But when did it all started?
What is Internet?
Internet is a global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols.
This is the most common definition you will find on Wikipedia.
In simpler words,It is a net;just like a net of a spider,complicated;containing number of threads combined together to form a network which is rather called as Internet Network.
and you don’t need to watch the super hit Matrix movie to know what a network really is.
A man going inside a matrix world and doing all those things that a Internet or computer network does.It was a real fun to watch. but Internet It is just a basic concept which includes the sending and receiving of information between one or more network of computers.besides it is the most complicated phenomenon that is very important for the 21st centurions.
Birth of Internet-
It was 48 years ago today, September 2, 1969 that scientists connected two computers at UCLA with a 15-foot cable and the machines were able to communicate with each other.
Oct 29, 1969: Message sent from computer to computer in different locations.
1971: The first email was sent.
Tim Berners-Lee in 1989 invented the World Wide Web which is often called as WWW
ARCHIE was the first search engine created in 1990 by Alan Emtage
MOSAIC became the first web browser in 1993
Importance of Internet-
In 1969, when the two computers were connected;the basic purpose was just to communicate with the other computer.but today,we find various applications of Internet like paying our bills, planning our finances, availing online courses, finding jobs, working from home, promoting business,reaching to people,booking online tickets etc.
Gone are the days when you used to waste hours in roaming around for shopping or standing in a queue for bills or getting the movie tickets.now its just a matter of few clicks.
It won’t be wrong if we say it has become the 5th basic need of human being after Food,clothing,shelter and education.
Although life with Internet is interesting.but there are few drawbacks of Internet too.
with Internet the world has come closer but the verbal and face to face communication has become rare.We are happy to chat with our friends and relatives rather than meeting them.
Although Internet has some disadvantages but one thing we can’t deny “Life without Internet is Impossible”….