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40 maps that explain the birth, growth, and operation of the Internet:
1. Before the internet, there was the ARPANET.
2. 1970: ARPANET expands.
3. 1973: ARPANET goes international.
4. 1982: the ARPANET community grows.
5. 1984: ARPANET becomes the internet.
6. 1986: NSFNET—The first internet backbone.
7. 1993: Usenet—The internet becomes a global network.
8. 1994: Clinton Administration privatized the internet backbone.
9. 2000: The internet conquers the world.
10. 2012: How the world gets online—fixed broadband penetration.
11. 2012: How the world gets online—mobile broadband penetration.
12. 2014: World broadband speeds.
13. Who controls IP addresses.
14. Domain names around the world.
15. Small islands lend their domains to internet startups.
16. Fiber optic cables around the world.
17. How internet access in Egypt was disrupted in 2008.
18. Countries at risk of getting disconnected from the internet.
19. Syria's largest city dropped off the internet in 2013.
20. Superstorm Sandy's effect on the internet.
21. Internet censorship around the world.
22. Countries that block social media sites.
23. Silicon Valley, the capital of the internet.
24. Silicon Valley closing in on San Francisco.
25. Watch Google Chrome take over the web.
26. Most popular mobile phone brands around the world.
27. Watch Facebook take over the internet.
28. Where you data lives and is stored.
29. Data centers in the U.S.
30. Broadband penetration in the U.S.
31. Where broadband is not available in U.S.
32. Most popular ISPs in the U.S.
33. Google Fiber cities.
34. Municipal fiber networks in U.S.
35. Where municipal fiber is restricted.
36. Twerking v. Syria interest.
37. Twitter users waking up across the globe.
38. Porn consumption by state.
39. Locations that are subjects of Wikipedia articles.
40. Languages of the world according to Twitter.
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