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Internet in daily life


Nowadays more and more people are interested in getting information quickly. With the help of Internet you can make it easily. Back in the 1960th, at the time of cold war, Pentagon asked a question: "What will happen in the case of nuclear assault?" The communication ways at that time – the telephone, which connected offices, radio and TV stations – were not only vulnerable to attack, they would be also probably the first to go.

Pentagon needed military systems that would continue to work even if the phone and radio connections had broken down. In 1964 Paul Baran connected 4 computers in different parts of the USA and posted a message.

You couldn't destroy Internet if some computers will be broken down, the rest will work well. Nobody owns Internet, and no organizationcontrols its use. Now millions of people around the world are logging into libraries, calling up satellite weather photos, downloading computer programs and music, taking part in discussiongroups. Even the Presidents have their own Internet accounts. In fact, everyone with modem connected to the phone line can enjoy Internet.

Internet already delivers 100.000 channels for people interests. In future all techniques will be connected to Internet. Now we can connect to Internet mobile phones, photo cameras, palm computers and even alarm clocks. We can be connected to the entire world everywhere - in the bus, underground and even on the North Pole.


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