100 million people connected to the Internet

In 1997 the internet had 100 million people connected to it. Continue reading

Canada Was First to place all it’s Universities online

Canada was the First Nation to place all it's Universities on the Internet. Continue reading

Internet hosts exceeded 10,000

1987 was the year of which Internet hosts exceeded 10,000 Continue reading

Fiber-optic Internet Available across Canada

CA Net 3, Is the fibre-optic System which offers faster and more reliable connections to the Internet, inaugurated by Canada in 1998. Continue reading

Internet Index Created by Canadians

In the days before the Internet explosion of 1994/95, three Canadians, Bill Heelan, Alan Emtage and Peter Deutsch, all whom were at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, they created a network software called Archie in 1989. Continue reading

ARPANET Data Link Went Into Service

The first ARPANET link was put into service on November 21, 1969. Continue reading

Spanish Conquistador Gonzalo Guerrero Becomes a Warrior

Spanish conquistador Gonzalo Guerrero was the first European to be accepted into the Mayan culture in Yucatan, Mexico in 1510. Continue reading

Ray Tomlinson

Raymond Samuel Tomlinson (April 23, 1941 – March 5, 2016) was a pioneering American computer programmer who implemented the first email program on the ARPANET system, the precursor to the Internet, in 1971; he is internationally known and credited as the inventor of email. Continue reading

ARPANET Sends the First Electronic Mail Message

The second ARPANET email message using the @ ("at") sign was sent by computer engineer, Ray Tomlinson at BBN Technologies Continue reading

First Electronic Mail Message Sent

The first electronic mail message was sent by Ray Tomlinson to himself as a test of the ARPANET's messaging capabilities Continue reading