Q: How the technology of Internet came in to existence? I mean what was its initial purpose?
The Internet represents one of the most successful examples of the benefits of sustained investment and commitment to research and development of information infrastructure. Beginning with the early research in packet switching, the government, industry and academia have been partners in evolving and deploying this exciting new technology. Today, terms like "firstname.lastname@example.org" and "http://www.acm.org" trip lightly off the tongue of the random person on the street.
Origins of the Internet
The first recorded description of the social inte ...more