Monday, August 07, 2006

Fifteen years of the web

"In a few short years the web has become so familiar that it is hard to think of life without it.

Along with that familiarity with browsers and bookmarks goes a little knowledge about the web's history.

Many users know that Sir Tim Berners-Lee developed the web at the Cern physics laboratory near Geneva .

But few will know the details of the world wide web's growth - not least because the definitive history of how that happened has yet to be written."

Read the rest of the editorial at the BBC plus a Internet timeline.


1 comment:

Sam Davidson said...

I read the BBC article a few days ago. It's great stuff!