The last week of August brought us all a very special treat: one of the most obscenely misguided and generally wrongheaded blog posts ever to grace the World Wide Web, "How to Talk to a Woman Who Is Wearing Headphones." If you’ve somehow managed to miss the scathing criticism making the rounds across the internet for the last few days, Slate’s L.V. Show More Summary
August 23, 1991 was quite a day. Not only did the World Wide Web become accessible to the public, that was the day Nintendo brought their Super Famicom console to North America as the Super Nintendo. Nintendo had been involved with gaming...Show More Summary
GUEST: Every once in a while, a product comes along that changes everyone’s expectations of what’s possible in user interfaces. The Mac. The World Wide Web. The iPhone. Alexa belongs in that elite group of game changers. Siri didn’t make it over the hump, despite the buzz it created. Neither did Google Now or Cortana, despite their […]
The web's not dead. But the dream of truly democratized media is still a dream. The post At 25, the World Wide Web Is Still a Long Way From Reality appeared first on WIRED.
Last December, we celebrated 25 years since the first website went up. On December 20, 1990, researchers at CERN, including web founder Tim Berners-Lee, created a test website for their new creation — a tutorial on how to use the what would become the World Wide Web. Show More Summary
Lots of people are celebrating the public availability of the World Wide Web today, which is great! For all the problems experienced out there on them intarwebs, the Web has brought us an unparalleled knowledge base and a new way toShow More Summary
Let’s get real about #InternautDay. Today is being celebrated as the 25th anniversary of public access to the World Wide Web, (aka Happy #InternautDay), but in the history of the internet and Web access, this is a fairly inauspicious date. Show More Summary
LONDON — One British computer scientist is going to have a hell of a lot of Twitter notifications by the end of the day. On Tuesday morning, people took to social media to mark Internaut Day — the anniversary of the date on which Tim...Show More Summary
On this day back in 1991, a British researcher working in Switzerland made and a little thing called the World Wide Web was suddenly open to the public. And now, 25 years later, it’s safe to say the WWW has changed just about every aspect of our lives. For better and for worse. The child of […]
On this day in history: On August 23, 1991, new users for the first time were able to access the World Wide Web. The occasion is known as Internaut Day.
There came a time when handing someone a business card without a web address printed on it was like groping in the dark for a footprint when the whole wide world already had firm impressions under the brightness of the Sun. Today, it is somewhat of a similar scenario if all you have to show for an online presence is a website. Show More Summary
The worldwide games are sure to have an impact on the world wide web, however judging that impact proves to be more…
Alexa shows what’s possible when conversational interfaces just work. Every once in a while, a product comes along that changes everyone's expectations of what's possible in user interfaces. The Mac. The World Wide Web. The iPhone. Alexa belongs in that elite group of game changers. Show More Summary
We tend to think of the world wide web as a place of equal opportunity, granted everyone has access to it. But NYU’s At A Glance recently covered Charlton McIlwain’s new study that reveals how systemic racial inequality forms and operates on the internet. The study looks beyond lone bigots who make racist comments and analyzes how site […]
The United States will fulfill a years-old promise to privatize the governance of the World Wide Web in October.
The United States Geological Survey’s @USGS_Seismic Twitter account is the best place on the world wide web for news and updates about earthquakes and other seismic activity around the globe. If you want to know about glacial seismological activity, and why wouldn’t you, it’s got you covered. Show More Summary
(giphy.com) In the 90's thefather of the World Wide Web (WWW), Sir Time Berners-Lee,pushed live the first-ever website —http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html.A quarter century later, it's been impossible to kick the digital habit from our daily lives. More than a billion people are using millions of websites today to shop for a 55-gallon drum of [...]
That’s right. Twenty Five years ago today, Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, released files describing his idea for the World Wide Web on the newsgroup alt.hypertext. and the WWW debuted as a publicly available service on the internet. What do you think of this LOLCat?
You may have seen a headline pinging about the World Wide Web on Friday, lauding the time sportscaster Bob Costas is said to have "chugged" a beer thrown to him by a fan while he was working the 2011 Belmont Stakes. Costas, as usual, will anchor NBC's Olympics coverage for the next two-plus weeks. Show More Summary