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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Wide_Web

The World Wide Web Consortium's timeline says December 1992, whereas SLAC itself claims December 1991, as does a W3C document titled A Little History of the World Wide Web. The underlying concept of hypertext originated in previous projects from the 1960s, such as the Hypertext Editing System (HES) at Brown ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_World_Wide_Web

The World Wide Web is a global information medium which users can read and write via computers connected to the Internet. The term is often mistakenly used as a synonym for the Internet itself, but the Web is a service that operates over the Internet, just as e-mail also does. The history of the Internet dates back ...

webfoundation.org/about/vision/history-of-the-web

Sir Tim Berners-Lee is a British computer scientist. He was born in London, and his parents were early computer scientists, working on one of the earliest computers. Growing up, Sir Tim was interested in trains and had a model railway in his bedroom. He recalls: “I made some electronic gadgets to control the trains. Then I ...

home.cern/topics/birth-web

Tim Berners-Lee, a British scientist at CERN, invented the World Wide Web ( WWW) in 1989. The web was originally conceived and developed to meet the demand for automatic information-sharing between scientists in universities and institutes around the world. The first website at CERN - and in the world - was dedicated ...

www.nethistory.info/History%20of%20the%20Internet/web.html

Before the World Wide Web the Internet really only provided screens full of text ( and usually only in one font and font size). So although it was pretty good for exchanging information, and indeed for accessing information such as the Catalogue of the US Library of Congress, it was visually very boring. In an attempt to make ...

webdesign.tutsplus.com/articles/a-brief-history-of-the-world-wide-web--webdesign-8710

Sep 25, 2012 ... World Wide Web thumbnail Dribbbled by Zachary VanDeHey and featured in Smashing Magazine's “Redesign The Web” Poster Contest. In this article I'm going to look at the journey the World Wide Web's gone through to become the powerhouse that it is today and establish what we can learn from the ...

cs.stanford.edu/people/eroberts/courses/soco/projects/1999-00/internet/www.html

Sep 17, 1999 ... Origins of the WWW. By 1980 Tim Berners-Lee wanted a way to link the different information available on computers so as to better mimic the way a human brain stores and recalls information. In 1989, he came up with "Universal Document Identifiers," or UDI's, (today's URL's are a type of UDI).

zeltser.com/web-history

Feb 8, 2015 ... The World-Wide Web is a product of the continuous search for innovative ways of sharing information. This paper describes early historical aspects of the World- Wide Web development and outlines some of the alternative methods of universal information sharing through hypertext, such as the Xanadu ...

www.w3.org/History.html

Ted Nelson coins the word Hypertext in A File Structure for the Complex, the Changing, and the Indeterminate . 20th National Conference, New York, Association for Computing Machinery, 1965. See also: Literary Machines. Note: There used to be a link here to "Hypertext and Hypermedia: A Selected Bibliography" by ...