Selected Readings on Internet History

A Brief History of the Internet, from DARPA to the FNC, by the Internet Society.

Vannevar Bush’s “As We May Think,” seminal 1945 essay on a future machine that could visually trace user paths through a network of hypertextual content.

The Hut Where the Internet Began. It was in the Philippines that the late Douglas Engelbart first read Vannevar Bush’s essay and conceptualized a future network of humans interconnected via computer interfaces. He also demoed the first mouse.

Also see: CBC’s 1993 news story on Internet:

A 1994 feature on “the infobahn”:

And a 1995 “how to use the internet” feature: