The Web was born 25 years ago, on March 12, 1989 (Image: picture man/Wikipedia)
The world's first web server (Image: Coolcaesar/Wikipedia)
On March 12, 1989 Tim Berners-Lee, while working as a contractor at the CERN laboratories in Switzerland, submitted Information Management: A Proposal, which sparked the greatest advance in information technology since Gutenberg invented the printing press. At the time, it was just a way for CERN scientists to share data, but a quarter of a century later, it’s grown from a curiosity into a necessity without which our world can no longer function.
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