What are the Internet Technologies?
A fast overview of where we are today and how we got here.
In the beginning (~1972) there were:
- Email enables people to send messages to each other.
It's as fast as a phone call, but you don't have to play phone tag.
It's not always easy to find someone's address, and do they read their email?
- File Transfer
- Enables a person to copy a file from one machine to another.
Initially required permissions, knowledge of the file address, and a cumbersome
- Remote Login
- Enables a person to log onto another machine and run a program.
Required a userid and knowledge of how to talk to the remote computer.