Overview of the Internet Computer

The last original Layer 1 blockchain project is launching a revolutionary public network that provides a limitless environment for smart contracts that run at web speed, serve web, scale, and reduce compute costs by a million times or more. Build everything from DeFi, to mass market tokenized social media services that run on-chain, or extend Ethereum dapps.

The Internet Computer was open-sourced on May 10th 2021 by the DFINITY Foundation and spun out as a part of the public internet.