The Evolution of the Internet Technologies
The evolution of email includes
- Discussion lists,
- For example,
Edupage is a summary of news items affecting
education and educational technology which is emailed to its subscribers
free of charge twice a week.
- News Groups,
- There are now about 14,000 newsgroups on a wide range of topics.
- Phone books (still limited), and
- Finger servers.
The evolution of file transfer led to
- Anonymous ftp and the electronic publishing of tech reports,
- Archie servers to find reports,
- Gopher and the extension of your hard disk,
- Veronica servers to find documents in gopher collections,
- The World Wide Web
Publication of multimedia documents with hypertext links.
- A number of search engines for finding documents, such as
- The commercialization of the Internet.
The evolution of remote login in conjunction with the web has led to
live documents which can provide