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15 fantastic firsts on the Internet

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Trailblazers, creatives and innovators have taken the Internet to where it is today and made it an essential part of our everyday lives. We have selected a number of interesting “firsts” from the history of the Internet (and the Web) for your reading pleasure.

After all, if we can look back on March 10, 1876, when Alexander Graham Bell initiated the first phone call with the words “Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you,” we can surely have a look back at some more recent events that have shaped our lives.

These 15 firsts have been divided into three sections:

* Internet firsts – Notable firsts on the Internet.
* Web firsts – Notable firsts on the Web.
* Web service firsts – Firsts for a few notable web services.

Let’s get going!




re: firsts

They left out October 7th 2009, the day that Jimmy Wells, age 37, was the first Ubuntu fanboy to get kissed by a girl, Bertha Corkins, age 28, for saving her cat "missy" which was stuck in a tree. Apparently Mr. Wells used a stack of old outdated Ubuntu CD's to create a huge pile of rubbish, sufficiently tall enough for the cat to crawl down.

Vonskippys firsts

Dr Raymondillo prescribes 2 dried green frog pills to aforementioned vonskippy to assist in his hopefully successful withdrawal from Ubuntu addiction Smile

Have a great day (and 2 more for me I think)

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