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30 years www: inventor sees the dangers, but remains optimistic about the future of the internet

The Internet Today celebrates the world wide web his thirtieth birthday. On march 12, 1989 asked the then 33-year-old Tim Berners-Lee, according to his boss at

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30 years www: inventor sees the dangers, but remains optimistic about the future of the internet
The Internet Today celebrates the world wide web his thirtieth birthday. On march 12, 1989 asked the then 33-year-old Tim Berners-Lee, according to his boss at CERN in Switzerland, a “vague but exciting” idea. Sir Tim, as the co-inventor of the web goes through life, warned in the past for the dangers of the internet, but remains in a new letter also optimistic.

Berners-Lee if, at the time, in march 1989 of his boss to his project supervisor, in addition to his other work for CERN, the European research centre for particle physics in Geneva, switzerland. The British engineer and computer scientist worked together with the Belgian Robert Cailliau. They wanted the researchers of the different departments of the CERN better with each other to communicate through their computers to connect with each other. They developed a common computer language: HTML, or hypertext mark-up language’, the basis for the web pages on the internet as we know it today.

also Read 30 years ago when the internet was born

The internet and the world wide web are often used as synonyms, while they are not. The internet is a network of connectivity between computers, smartphones and other devices. The world wide web is one application that the internet, built with the so-called hypertext transfer protocol (“http” of web pages) and HTML code. At 1991, the “Www” in the air. The invention would our lives change radically.

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