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How old the Internet is ?

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Asked by RAJESH ALHAT, 02 Sep '09 02:15 pm
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The phenomenon known since the 1970s as Silicon Valley can be traced to origins in the 1890s when Leland Stanford established a university at Palo Alto and urged that its students not only gain knowledge but be able to apply their learning in the real world.
The Internet caught the public's fancy in 1993-94.
Originally noncommercial in nature and without much funding or central management, it was simply a linkup of diverse computer networks based at academic or research centers. Then software companies introduced products to make the Internet easier to use, on-line services opened gateways into it, and personal computer users became able to sign on.
As people began to grasp the Internet's possibilities -- spurred by a Washington champion, Vice President Al Gore -- the user count expanded phenomenally. Intrigued by all the activities they could carry on in cyberspace, computer buffs spent hours exploring the Net just for fun.
Jim Clark, founder of Silicon Graphics and Netscape voice ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 02 Sep '09 02:37 pm

 
  
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40 years.
Answered by venkatesaldevarajan, 02 Sep '09 02:49 pm

 
  
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Today it has completed 50 years
Answered by indrajeet, 02 Sep '09 02:25 pm

 
  
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May be 20-30
Answered by Sandeep Kumar, 02 Sep '09 02:19 pm

 
  
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Say 4 decades
Answered by hitler, 02 Sep '09 02:17 pm

 
  
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20 years
Answered by ravi kumar, 02 Sep '09 02:15 pm

 
  
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20 years
Answered by prashant prashar, 21 Nov '09 11:02 am

 
  
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