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World Wide Web invented by [https://home.cern/science/computing/birth-web Tim Berners-Lee at CERN] <ref>https://home.cern/science/computing/birth-web</ref>.
World Wide Web invented by [https://home.cern/science/computing/birth-web Tim Berners-Lee at CERN] <ref>https://home.cern/science/computing/birth-web</ref>.



Revision as of 07:59, 7 September 2022

Welcome to this little timeline of the interwebs.

This NeXT Computer was used by Berners-Lee at CERN and became the world's first web server" [1] Coolcaesar at the English-language Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/>, via Wikimedia Commons

The origin story

1989: World Wide Web invented by Tim Berners-Lee at CERN [2].

90's

1991: The first ever website was published by Tim Berners-Lee. The original website was lost, however re-created later in 2013. [3]

Screenshot of the recreated page of the first website. Photograph: Rao, Achintya © 2019-2022 CERN Screenshot of the recreated page of the first website. Photograph: Rao, Achintya © 2019-2022 CERN

1991: Vlib by Tim Berners-Lee

1992: First Dutch website went live at the National Institute for Nuclear and High Energy Physics (Nikhef) [4].

1994: The world oldest webcam Fogcam, still online today. [5]

1994: Under constructions banner on Geocities and Cameron's World a web-collage of text and images excavated from the buried neighbourhoods of archived GeoCities pages (1994-2009).

1994: ALIWEB (Archie Like Indexing for the Web) - The first search engine.

1994: Pizzanet

1996: SpaceJam

1998: Hamster dance! ❤️

00s a.k.a the noughties

2002/2003: Arngren - The ultimate shopping experience

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