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In the mid-70s, he along with DARPA engineers Vint Cerf and Yogen Delal developed Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol, abbeviated as TCP/IP, a means for networks to "internetwork," hence the name "Internet". Over the years, the number of connected terminals bloomed, and new networks outside of ARPAnet popped up. All of this set the stage for the World Wide Web, proposed by Tim Berners-Lee in 1989 as a collection of Internet documents viewable in a browser. Five years later, the first Web browser in Mosaic Netscape 0.9 was implemented. Springing from that "Web 2.0," arrived, a term for participatory sites like Digg, Facebook and Flickr.
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    Co-developer of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), a means for networks to "internetwork," hence the name "Internet"
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