- About the Internet – Introduction
- Internet history
- the structure of the Internet
- DNS (Domain naming service) and BIND
- Internet tools
In 2015, the Internet is about 46 years old, and yet it holds many mysteries to most people.
According to http://www.internetlivestats.com/internet-users/, “Around 40% of the world population has an internet connection today (view all on a page ). In 1995, it was less than 1%.
“The number of internet users has increased tenfold from 1999 to 2013.
“The first billion was reached in 2005. The second billion in 2010. The third billion in 2014.”
At the time of editing this article in Late May, 2015, there are 3,131,497,659 Internet users.
As the Internet gains explosive popularity around the world, its rich tools are bursting at the seam, but what is it, and how does it work?