Contact Us

The World Wide Web Turns 25 Today

NEW YORK – JUNE 08: Sir Tim Berners-Lee accepts his Webby Lifetime Achievement Award during the 13th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on June 8, 2009 in New York, New York. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Today in 1989, The World Wide Web was born. Sir Tim Berners-Lee, got it started with a proposal that changed forever how we share information.

Yesterday, Sir Tim Berners-Lee was a guest contributor on Google’s official blog. His post is interesting to say the least. It would be hard to imagine a world today without the web. Check out this excerpt then click over and read the entire post.

Today is the web’s 25th birthday. On March 12, 1989, I distributed a proposal to improve information flows: “a ‘web’ of notes with links between them.”

Though CERN, as a physics lab, couldn’t justify such a general software project, my boss Mike Sendall allowed me to work on it on the side. In 1990, I wrote the first browser and editor. In 1993, after much urging, CERN declared that WWW technology would be available to all, without paying royalties, forever.

 

Read the article here.

 

Best of 95.3 The Bear

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://953thebear.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Bear VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Bear VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.