Where the Web Was Born


Subject:
Internet , History

Description:
History of the invention of the World Wide Web (WWW) in 1989 by Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research). "The basic idea of WWW was to merge the technologies of personal computers, computer networking and hypertext into a powerful and easy to use global information system." Discusses early Web pages, Web servers, browsers, how the Web is not identical to the Internet, and how the Web works. From CERN.

Publisher:
CERN

Language:
English

Source:
http://public.web.cern.ch/public/en/About/Web-en.html


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