Let’s begin with a discussion of the World Wide Web. The World Wide Web is a collection of HTML documents. These documents are made up of something called HTML, which stands for HyperText Markup Language– this is the basis for almost every webpage. Even though there can be–you know– documents,
(Image Source: Wikimedia Commons) BY SCOTT MALONE Have you ever thought about where we would be without the World Wide Web? It’s hard, isn’t it? Well its creators are celebrating the web’s 20 year anniversary by re-launching the first website ever created. This not-so-glamorous-looking site is for the
Have you ever wondered, when you visit a website, where those words and images come from? This is the World Wide Web in Plain English. These days, as long as we have an Internet connection, using the Web is pretty easy. We can visit billions of pages on things from
The Web, or the World Wide Web, is one way of getting information from the Internet. It uses a language called HTTP to send information in web pages to computers connected to the Internet.
Let’s first briefly review how the web works. The web browser and the web server communicate using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol or HTTP. The browser requests documents through a URL. The server responds with document in hypertext markup language, or HTML. Roots can include, not just the text, but also
TED is 30. The world wide web is celebrating this month its 25th anniversary. So I’ve got a question for you. Let’s talk about the journey, mainly about the future. Let’s talk about the state. Let’s talk about what sort of a web we want. So 25 years ago, then,
Time flies. It’s actually almost 20 years ago when I wanted to reframe the way we use information, the way we work together: I invented the World Wide Web. Now, 20 years on, at TED, I want to ask your help in a new reframing. So going back to 1989,