Computers and Internet History

An Illustrated History of Computers

Offers a detailed, illustrated look at the history of computers, up to and including the Alair 8800 in the early 1980s.

Computer History Museum

Presents many online exhibits and activities related to the history of the computer. From the museum based in Mountain View, CA.

Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century: Internet

Offers a timeline of internet development, with information on aparanet, TCP/IP and the world wide web.

History of Computing: Videogames

Charts the history of computer and video games from 1952 onwards.

Hobbes' Internet Timeline

Features a detailed internet history presented on a timeline, with key events and technologies noted.

NSF and the Birth of the Internet

Contains video clips and photographs tracing the development of the internet from the 1960s to the present day.

The Revolutionaries

Interviews famous names such as Steve Wozniak (Apple) and Bill Hewlett (Hewlett Packard) to find out their advice for young people today and how they forged ahead with their own ideas.

Tim Berners-Lee: Answers for Young People

Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the world wide web, answers questions commonly posed by children.

Triumph of the Nerds: A History of the Computer

Presents a timeline of computing from the abacus to the early 90s.

World Wide Web: Origins and Beyond

Article exploring the history and structure of the world wide web.

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