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One Author in an Ocean of Possibilities: Book Expo America and the World of Publishing

Suzanne Skees | Posted 06.10.2016 | Media
Suzanne Skees

Publishing a book today requires more than ambition. It means jumping into an ocean full of volumes, about 1.5 million every year, all clamoring to stay afloat in a vast market where most will drown.

Grime and Open Data: A Match Made in London

Jack Hardinges | Posted 11.05.2016 | Arts
Jack Hardinges

Through a Vice documentary last year, grime artist JME asked for transparency to be brought to something that affects both his livelihood and his way of life: performing music. Without realizing it, he may well have been talking about a need for open data.

The Shot Heard Round the World Wide Web

Mark Weinstein | Posted 12.14.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

The privacy revolution is here!

25 Years of Community and Philanthropy on the World Wide Web

Nancy Gofus | Posted 05.25.2014 | Impact
Nancy Gofus

Twenty-five years ago, British computer scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee proposed a system where data could be shared between computers, creating a Web of information.

Who Was That Internet Guy Honored At The Olympics?

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 07.30.2012 | Technology

Watchers of Friday's opening ceremony for the London Olympics were thrown a curveball during the festivities. In addition the many athletes honored at...

Tim Berners-Lee Warns Against Facebook Threat: Social Network Fragments Web

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, warned that social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Friendster constitute one of "severa...

Founder Of The Internet's 4 Major Concerns About The Web | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This morning at Nokia World 2010 in London, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, widely known as the inventor of the Web, addressed the audience in a keynote speech w...

Safely Surfing the Public Wi-Fi

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

This post was co-authored with Joel Fernandez. If you would like to ask Joel any questions please email him at The World Wi...

If Mark Zuckerberg Invented the Web

David Weinberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
David Weinberger

Imagine an alternative universe in which Mark Zuckerberg is born before Tim Berners-Lee, and invents the Web. This alternative history writes its own ending: The Web would be a boring, small, and of little consequence.

Tim Berners-Lee Joins Twitter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, credited for inventing this little thing called the World Wide Web, has signed up for Twitter in a move that could...

Tim Berners-Lee Apologizes For Forward Slashes In URLs

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web, has confessed that the // in a web address were actually "unnecessary"....

The Webby Award Speech: the original Twitter

Ariston Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ariston Anderson

Last night Seth Myers hosted the 13th Annual Webby Awards at the Wall Street Cipriani, a location that symbolized one more example of how new media is...