Even if you can’t name the inventor of the World Wide Web (It’s Tim Berners-Lee!), you’ll probably want to celebrate one of the information network’s most important milestones. 1,239 more words
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So what is the internet and how did it start?
1965- The first ever connection between two computers happened using packet switching.
1969- The first attempt to send a message between two computers failed as the system crashed halfway throw changing the message from ‘login’ to ‘lo’. 107 more words
My career in libraries began as a detour from religious studies, with a part-time graduate student job at the UVa Library’s Electronic Text Center. Once I started down this path, for better or worse, I never returned to a traditional academic career. 3,384 more words
Twenty-five years after the World Wide Web was created, the issue of surveillance has become the greatest controversy of its existence. With many concerned that governments and corporations can monitor people’s every move, this programme meets hackers and scientists who are using technology to fight back, as well as the law enforcement officers who believe it’s leading to opportunities for risk-free crimes. 14 more words