A fantastic explanation of the Who, what, and why of the Internet by German information designer Philipp Dettmer.
Nuclear war, cat gifs and reddit? Wait, what?
Who was the genius who came up with all of that? The internet is such a crucial tool in our daily lives today that we hardly remember that it hasn’t been here forever. But yeah, it is actually not that old. We still have fuzzy memories about the time before the first thing in the morning was to check email and browse our favorite blogs and youtube channels. Well, let’s explore how the internet came into existence and why.