10 September 2004
Today's Topic: The History of the World Wide Web (Panel 1-C)
1. The Web and 9/11/2001
2. The Web Browser Wars
3. Dot-Com Boom and Bust (Jerz)
4. Hypertext before the WWW (Jerz)
History of Hypertext
An ungraded, in-class activity.
What year did each of the following take place?
- first e-mail message sent
- CD (compact disc)
- IBM founded
- first computer with a disk drive
- First commercial computer game
- internet created
- Microsoft Windows
- working compute hypertext system demonstrated
- Apple Computer Co. founded
- word "hypertext" coined
- first computer sold with a keyboard and monitor
- First graphical web browser created
- mouse (pointing device)
- HyperCard (hypertext system for home computers)
- World Wide Web created
(Turn in a page with a list of your best estimates... please pick a specific year, even if you have to guess.)
On a separate page:
Define: World Wide Web
Define: The Internet
Describe your first experience using a word processor.
Describe your first experience viewing a web page.
(I will update this page with a summary of your answers.)