How Australia connected to the internet 25 years ago

Posted in: Miscellaneous at 24/06/2014 18:07

It is a quarter-century since Australia first connected to the internet, but this technological breakthrough had a long gestation. What is now a global phenomenon was once the property of an exclusive community.

At the start of the 1980s, you could access a serious computer by studying computer science. You became a user and could create software, on one of only a few hundred such computers in Australia.
http://theconversation.com/how-australia-connected-to-the-internet-25-years-ago-28106

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