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World Wide Web Birthday

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.

Comcast Is Not Invited To The Web's Birthday Party

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 03.12.2014 | Technology

See this and this and this and this for why. Happy 25th, World Wide Web! pic.twitter.com/JHiRn6Cojk— Comcast (@comcast) March 12, 2014 Nope....

LOOK: The World's First Website Went Public 20 Years Ago Today

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.30.2013 | Technology

The World Wide Web turned 20 years old on Tuesday. On April 30, 1993, the Web went public for everyone to use (for free) and two decades late CERN, th...

21 YEARS LATER: World's First Website Still Online

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.06.2012 | Technology

Even if you can't name the inventor of the World Wide Web (It's Tim Berners-Lee!), you'll probably want to celebrate one of the information network's ...

Happy 20th Birthday, World Wide Web!

Slate | Posted 10.06.2011 | Black Voices

On Aug. 6, 1991, a scientist at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) named Tim Berners-Lee unveiled a project for organizing informat...