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Can we live without the Internet today?

Can we live without the Internet today?

11/4/2009 12:38:15 PM

6 August, 1991: World Wide Web released by Cern. Tim Berners-Lee introduced the world wide web project to the world.

The World Wide Web is a system of interlinked hypertext documents contained on the Internet. With a web browser, one can view web pages that may contain text, images, videos, and other multimedia and navigate between them using hyperlinks.

Using concepts from earlier hypertext systems, English physicist Tim Berners-Lee, now the Director of the World Wide Web Consortium, wrote a proposal in March 1989 for what would eventually become the World Wide Web. He was later joined by Belgian computer scientist Robert Cailliau while both were working at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland.

In 1990, they proposed using "HyperText to link and access information of various kinds as a web of nodes in which the user can browse at will", and released that web in December.

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