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The History of the Internet

These are the highlights of how we got to where we are today.

We are currently immersed in all things digital and the genesis for much of our economy and how we interact today is tied to the Internet. History in this case only goes back about 30 years. To understand that history, there is a nice tidy compilation of some of the bigger milestones: “HOW THE WEB WAS WON.”

What big idea do you have that can make you a future billionaire?

P.S. I now understand how Al Gore came up with the statement that he “invented the Internet.”
Eric Holdeman is a contributing writer for Emergency Management magazine and is the former director of the King County, Wash., Office of Emergency Management.