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Tag Archives: World Wide Web

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The Inventor of the World Wide Web Has a Plan to Save It

In March of 1989, while working at CERN laboratories in Geneva, Computer Scientist Tim Berners-Lee proposed an information management system to help solve the problems associated with document retrieval and control. "Vague but exciting" were the words that his boss, Mike Sendall, wrote at the top of his submission. And so the World Wide Web was born – as a vague concept of document sharing based on a distributed hypertext system.

Hot Read: World’s First Website Turns 25 Years Old

Image courtesy of http://info.cern.ch While it’s difficult to pin down the exact figure, most estimates put the number of websites in the world at about one billion. And it all started with a single site. As the more recent website...

OWC Radio #46 – Is the Web Really Dead?

OWC Radio is a forum-based podcast hosted by the four most prolific posters to the OWC Blog: OWC Grant, OWC Chris S., OWC Michael, and OWC Mike H. Topics this week include Lightpeak, iPhone security issues, Apple & Flash, the...