The World Wide Web Turns 25 Today
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.
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.