Happy Birthday: World Wide Web turns 20

By Emil · 18 replies
Aug 6, 2011
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  1. British engineer and computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) unveiled a project for organizing information on August 6, 1991. He called it the World…

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  2. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797   +117

    Happy birthday internet! :D
  3. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,362   +276

    Happy Bda Interwebz, hope that all the trolling on ya will stop! :(
  4. tomcolgan

    tomcolgan TS Rookie

    20years where does the time go...
  5. abe10tiger

    abe10tiger TechSpot Paladin Posts: 789   +16

    Happy B-day! :)
  6. Anyone remember NCSA Mosaic browser?
  7. Psywar

    Psywar TS Rookie

    Thank you Berners-Lee!
  8. fpsgamerJR62

    fpsgamerJR62 TS Rookie Posts: 489

    Imagine that! In the 20 years since its inception, the World Wide Web has had such a massive impact on our lives.
  9. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,690   +96

    Aside from that Web's greatest achievement has been spreading pron to every corner of the world. :rolleyes:

    But anyway, its been interesting two decades, I wonder what it will look like in the next two.
  10. I just realized that I'm older than the world wide web!
  11. Rancid

    Rancid TS Rookie Posts: 17

    Yeah!! I'm older that the internet:cool:

  12. HiDDeNMisT

    HiDDeNMisT TS Booster Posts: 231   +14

    LOL its funny cuz i am to.
  13. foreverzero89

    foreverzero89 TS Enthusiast Posts: 217

    thats what he created the web for.
  14. "Thank you Berners-Lee!"

    I hope he earned at least a little money....

    It is sad and shocking than I could tell my childrens than I lived in a word without internet and now I live in the internet :-S
  15. Wendig0

    Wendig0 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,128   +129

    You're a child of the 60's?
  16. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Posts: 1,952   +203

    Rancid & HiDDeNMisT; The Internet was first utilized in 1969 so unless you are over 42 years old you are not older than the Internet ;)
  17. Benny26

    Benny26 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,535   +51

    Happy Birthday Internet....You've simultaneously brought the world closer together and pushed the world further apart.

    Here's to the next 20 years.
  18. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 7,476   +376

    Too true:wave:
  19. The Internet is since 1969, and really was only acessable by the techies. The WWW and utilizing names for adresses is what is 20 years old.

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