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History of CALL

1945: Vannevar Bush -- Concept of hypertext in paper called As we may think.

1960: Ted Nelson -- Coined the term hypertext

1968: Douglas C. Engelbart -- Created several hypertext computer systems at SRI International lab in Menlo Park, Calf.

1969: ARPAnet: -- United States defense network. The first Internet allowed linked computers to talk to each other.
First developed by the US military as a means of communicating after a nuclear war.      More info

1978: Nicholas Negroponte's Architecture Machine Group -- created projects that demonstrated the potential for interactive
multimedia learning, research and presentation.

1991: Tim Berners-Lee -- Developed the protocal for the World-Wide Web (WWW) which was released by CERN.
This required the development of new server and client software. The first browser developed for use with the same interface
on three platforms - Macintosh, Windows, and Unix - was NCSA Mosaic., more commonly reffered to as Mosaic

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