TechCrunch: Fifty years of the internet

TechCrunch: Fifty years of the internet . “When my team of graduate students and I sent the first message over the internet on a warm Los Angeles evening in October, 1969, little did we suspect that we were at the start of a worldwide revolution. After we typed the first two letters from our computer room at UCLA, namely, ‘Lo’ for ‘Login,’ the network crashed. Hence, the first Internet message was ‘Lo’ as in ‘Lo and behold’ – inadvertently, we had delivered a message that was succinct, powerful, and prophetic.