On April 4 1994 the Mosaic Corporation, the company that became Netscape Communications, was founded by Marc Andreessen, a University of Illinois trained software programmer. Netscape became the way that the average computer user was introduced to the Internet, and was responsible for turning web sites and web browsing into the phenomenon that it has become over the last 20 years.
There is a phenomenal article on the Internet History Podcast web site. If you want to take a quick trip down memory lane and remember (or learn for the first time) how the Internet became mainstream, it is worth a lookShare
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