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The Impact in Our Lives

  • AOL allowed people to connect with each other via chat rooms
  • People began to form communities
  • There was a great need for dot com companies in the early 90s until the bubble burst in late 90s.
  • Today, 750 million people joined Facebook, millions more watch movies online via Netflix
  • Skype turned the computer into a telephone (VOIP)
  • People are starting to take classes online (

The Impact in Our Lives

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:30
  • 1990's Community 0:59
    • AOL Chat Rooms
    • 56.6K Modem
    • Internet's All About Community
  • 1990's Community 3:54
    • View Pictures of All Sorts of People
    • Pioneering Concept
  • .com Bubble Burst 5:50
    • What Are They
    • How Long They Lasted
    • What Caused the .com Bubble Burst
    • Brick & Mortar
  • Today 8:23
    • Things We Do With the Internet
    • Shop
    • Watch Movies
    • Online Dating
    • Social Media
    • Telephone
    • Learn
  • Tomorrow: Following 10:36
    • Hand Held Devices Will Become the Norm
  • Tomorrow: Bigger 11:46
    • Bigger Devices (Monitor)
  • Tomorrow: Apps 12:40
    • Every Company Will have an iPhone App
  • Tomorrow: Privacy Challenged 13:38
  • Tomorrow: Servers in the Home 13:58