When the Sputnik 1 was launched into space, no one on either side of the iron curtain could have imagined that the space race initiated between the two superpowers would do more than just send a man to the moon. The greatest invention of the modern age, the internet is a testament to mankind’s ingenuity; one that has profoundly reshaped the world we live in today. The internet is not a work of any single inventor but rather has been the result of numerous contributions from countless engineers and scientists. This simple infographic intends to be brief and is by no means exhaustive. For greater in-depth information on the history of the internet, we recommend reading this book from Johnny Ryan.
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