How important were computer and internet in bringing a change to US society in the later 20th Century

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  • How important were the computer and the internet in bringing change to US society in the later 20th Century?
    • Both computer and internet were a major development in the 1990s.
    • Gates set up a company Microsoft in 1975. A year later, Apple Computer Inc. was set up in California.
    • 1991, first user-friendly interface to the internet was developed at the University of Minnesota.
    • It enabled Gates to take advantage of the enormous growth of the internet.
    • Microsoft dominated the development of computer electronics, computer software and personal computers.

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