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How did the email client industry develop?

I am too young to have used AOL but I did start with Hotmail. I believe there was email clients before AOL, available to anyone capable running the software and configuring their servers, but that is ...
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Do we know the exact date that the 'first photo on the web' was uploaded?

This is the first photo ever uploaded to the web, Les Horribles Cernettes: https://gizmodo.com/5924748/heres-the-first-picture-ever-posted-on-the-internet (or it is stated and commonly held to be so) ...
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How were the first computers on the internet connected? [closed]

The internet started as a small "net" of interconnected computers, but how were those computers connected? Was a chip manufactured to be installed onto the computer? Was it software?
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Did the cold war affect the development of the internet?

What were the influence of the Cold War in the internet origin or their development. Did DARPA's support of the creation of the internet explicitly address cold war fears? The cold war was the ...