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Webvolution.jpg (Image JPEG, 590x435 pixels) Web-evolution-2.png (Image PNG, 450x315 pixels) The Difference Between the Internet and the World Wide Web. History of the Web. Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989.

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. After graduating from Oxford University, Berners-Lee became a software engineer at CERN, the large particle physics laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland. “In those days, there was different information on different computers, but you had to log on to different computers to get at it. Tim thought he saw a way to solve this problem – one that he could see could also have much broader applications. In March 1989, Tim laid out his vision for what would become the Web in a document called “Information Management: A Proposal”.

HTML: HyperText Markup Language. Web-1-à-4.png (Image PNG, 1500x1130 pixels) - Redimensionnée (76%) Web-3.0.png (Image PNG, 535x303 pixels) Web1to31.jpg (Image JPEG, 640x426 pixels) Evolution-Web.png (Image PNG, 1529x1040 pixels) - Redimensionnée (82%) Webvolution.jpg (Image JPEG, 590x435 pixels) Web-evolution-2.png (Image PNG, 450x315 pixels) 1998 - In the Garage Where Google Was Born. It all started in a garage that you can still find with minimal effort — especially if you're using Google Maps.

1998 - In the Garage Where Google Was Born

Less than one mile off U.S. Route 101, the highway that links San Francisco to the rest of Silicon Valley, you'll come to a quiet neighborhood a stone's throw from Stanford's beautifully manicured campus. It was in Menlo Park, in a single-story home on Santa Margarita Avenue, that Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin rented the garage from Susan Wojcicki, now a Google senior VP, who was fresh out of business school and afraid of missing her mortgage payments. The duo spent the winter of 1998 in the now famous garage, building the tech company that would change search, and consequently the Internet, forever. That was 15 years ago, and Google has since become a multi-billion dollar corporation that answers all of our questions and may soon even drive our cars. What is your favorite memory of Google from the past 15 years?

Image: Kurt Wagner/Mashable. How 20 popular websites looked when they launched. 2. facebook.com - launched in 2004 3. myspace.com - launched in 2003 4. yahoo.com - launched in 1994.

How 20 popular websites looked when they launched

The World Wide Web project. The WorldWideWeb (W3) is a wide-area hypermedia information retrieval initiative aiming to give universal access to a large universe of documents.

The World Wide Web project

Everything there is online about W3 is linked directly or indirectly to this document, including an executive summary of the project, Mailing lists , Policy , November's W3 news , Frequently Asked Questions . What's out there? Pointers to the world's online information, subjects , W3 servers, etc. Help on the browser you are using Software Products A list of W3 project components and their current state. Technical Details of protocols, formats, program internals etc. World Wide Web born at CERN 25 years ago. The birth of the World Wide Web. Minitel Research Lab, USA. RFC 675 - Specification of Internet Transmission Control Program. [Docs] [txt|pdf] Network Working Group Vinton Cerf Request for Comments: 675 Yogen Dalal NIC: 2 Carl Sunshine INWG: 72 December 1974 December 1974 Version This document describes the functions to be performed by the internetwork Transmission Control Program [TCP] and its interface to programs or users that require its services.

RFC 675 - Specification of Internet Transmission Control Program

Several basic assumptions are made about process to process communication and these are listed here without further justification. 1971 The @-symbol, part 1 of 2. In 1971, Ray Tomlinson was a 29-year-old computer engineer working for the consulting firm Bolt, Beranek and Newman.[1] Founded just over two decades previously,[2]BBN had recently been awarded a contract by the US government’s Advanced Research Projects Agency to undertake an ambitious project to connect computers all over America.[3] The so-called ‘ARPANET’ would go on to provide the foundations for the modern Internet, and quite apart from his technical contributions to it, Tomlinson would also inadvertently grant it its first global emblem in the form of the ‘@’ symbol.

1971 The @-symbol, part 1 of 2

1971 Meet the Man Who Put the '@' in Your E-Mail. Who invented e-mail?

1971 Meet the Man Who Put the '@' in Your E-Mail

That’s a bit like asking, “Who invented the internet?” Even those with intimate knowledge of its creation can’t agree on the moment it actually came to life. UCLA Alumni. Professor Leonard Kleinrock guided the UCLA team that sent the first “host-to-host” message.

UCLA Alumni

The record above is a sketch of how the ARPA Network functioned along with an excerpt from the IMP Log that the UCLA kept. Kleinrock was supervising student programmer Charley Kline on Oct. 29, 1969, when they set up a message transmission to go from the UCLA SDS Sigma 7 Host computer to the Stanford Research Institute's SDS 940 Host computer. “Lo.” Inauspicious, perhaps, but then an infant's first word generally is. Besides, no one on Professor Leonard Kleinrock's 40-person team suspected that they were starting a revolution of global proportions on Oct. 29, 1969. The Internet in 1969 - pre-conceived version. Oct 1969. This Is The Room Where The Internet Was Born.