Internet timeline

A brief BBC timeline of the web:
BBC NEWS | Technology | Fifteen years of the web

Not bad, but it doesn't convey that awesome excitement from 13 years ago or whenever when you realised your computer was actually connected to one in Japan, then Finland, then the US. Or your first experience of broadband. Or the first time you used Messenger and talked in realtime with someone on the other side of the planet. Or that time you realised that pretty much the sum total of humanity's written and codified existence was available from a keyboard in the room next door.

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