Twenty-five years ago, Tim Berners-Lee made a proposal that would turn into the World Wide Web. Not bad for what he says was a "side project". The man credited with invention of the Web has been campaigning for a digital Bill of Rights that would, among other things, enshrine net neutrality and protect personal data. Show More Summary
20 years ago, your smartphone wasn't even a twinkle in Steve Jobs's eye. Nevertheless, 1994 was a momentous year for the tech industry. It was the year the World Wide Web was born, a.k.a. the Internet as we know it today. There were no smartphones, no iPads, no flat-screen TVs... Show More Summary
As fantasy football culture becomes more pervasive, we're needing a new word for "sleeper" more by the year. There is so much #content available on the World Wide Web that nearly every human with a remote chance of touching an NFL football has been mentioned at this point. If you don't know the name Bishop Sankey by now, well, you just don't care. Show More Summary
Sometimes, a selfie can go horribly wrong. Other times, however, a perfectly-timed selfie can go so incredibly right that it stops the World Wide Web in its tracks. The following is just such a selfie. It was taken by a dog owner, who somehow managed to position both his camera and his canine in the ideal position and then... Show More Summary
Back in the wild and wolly days of the World Wide Web, I hung around online on a newsgroup called alt.society.generation-x, where I made a number of online friends, some of whom became real world friends, with whom I kept in contact, sporadically, over the years. One of those was Douglas Lathrop, a fellow writer […]
The Internet as we know it came into being in the early 1980s, but it wasn’t until the World Wide Web was born that it entered into mainstream consciousness. Now, the Internet is available almost everywhere, and it can be accessed through such a wide range of devices it would be impossible to list them all here. Show More Summary
Social change is at our fingertips thanks to the democratizing powers of the World Wide Web. I don't like to get too serious in this space, but I have no other alternative. On Thursday, I discovered that the Padres could construct aShow More Summary
http://youtu.be/trGrGU5oLRA By World Wide Web Originals. [YouTube, via Laughing Squid]
There’s StumbleUpon on the world wide web to help you stumble upon sites, articles, and blogs that you might find interesting. There’s also a Stumble Upon for the real world The post Stumble Upon is a Rug and Coffee Table Combo That You Can Literally Stumble Upon appeared first on OhGizmo!.
Twenty years ago in 1994, the modern World Wide Web was born. That was the year the first Netscape browser was officially released (Mosaic Netscape 0.9), the year that Tim Berners-Lee founded the World Wide Web Consortium (known as W3C), and the year Yahoo was founded, according to the Computer History Museum. Show More Summary
From emoticons to GIFs to graphical user interfaces, the inventions that opened the web to everyone 100 Ideas that Changed the Web plots the history of the world wide web, from an electronic telescope dreamed of by a Belgian bibliophile in 1934 to Tim Berners-Lee vision of a machine that thinks. Show More Summary
How Coolness Defined the World Wide Web of the 1990s – The Atlantic. The post How Coolness Defined the World Wide Web of the 1990s – The Atlantic appeared first on Cool Site of the Day.
Screenshot: vom Wilzenberg The world wide web has given us—like instant messaging, tentacle porn, internet banking, cyber stalking and cats—all of which have been written about a lot. Weirdly though, there's one thing that has been grossly...Show More Summary
I had originally intended to write about the local humanities this morning, but I was distracted by an interesting little discussion on the internet. A local author, Troy Larson, took issues with a website produced for a class offered by Tom Isern, a historian at North Dakota State University. Tom had designed the class, as […]
Like just about everything else in life, the MLB trade deadline seemed more fun as a kid. The Internet and round-the-clock gossip were nowhere near as prevalent during my generation—the last to not have the World Wide Web at our disposal...Show More Summary
In the late 90s, some organization declared the World Wide Web over. The prediction of the web’s demise was based on the decline in the number of press releases announcing the launch of a new corporate website.
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As you may have figured out by now, the Internet is rather vast. This network of networks covers the globe, and the World Wide Web it hosts is full to the brim with content. And yet even with this huge playground to explore at leisure we tend to stick to the same corners of the Web, visiting the small number of domains we have seen fit to bookmark. Show More Summary
Advertise here with BSA Nowadys eCommerce has become huge and it’s replacing more and more traditional commerce. Ten, fifteen years ago doing commerce on the World Wide Web was restricted to the big players,...
LeBron James accomplished one thing last weekend for Johnny Manziel. He drove Manziel off the world wide web. For the first weekend since he was drafted, photos of Manziel doing something in some town far away did not appear. Even the...Show More Summary