August 7, 1991: The World Wide Web becomes publicly available on the internet for the first time.

The web has changed a lot since Tim Berners-Lee posted, on this day, the first webpages summarizing his World Wide Web project, a method of storing knowledge using hypertext documents. In the months leading up to his post, Berners-Lee had developed everything necessary to make the web a reality, including the first browser and server.

Read more about the beginnings of the WWW you’ve grown so fond of typing, @ This Day in Tech.

(Source: Wired)

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    I read his book on creating the world wide web. It’s so interesting not only how he got the idea, but also the problems...
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    Happy Birthday Internet
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    happy 21st, enjoy your cats in tubes!
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    Happy Birthday World Wide Web!
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    …and 5 minutes later he was spammed by the world’s first pop-up porn ad.
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