Aug 6-1991: The World Wide Web is Born

Tim Berners-Lee launches the world’s first ever website – info.cern.ch – and web server.   The first web page address was http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html, which centered on information regarding the world wide web project including how to use a browser and set up a web server.   Berners-Lee developed the world wide web at CERN, the European Particle Physics Laboratory…

Internet Day 2016

Yesterday I attended UCLA’s celebration of Internet Day 2016 featuring Professor Leonard Kleinrock recounting  the birth of the internet at UCLA on October 29, 1969 and a screening of the Wernor Herzog documentary “Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World.”  Below is a video of Professor Kleinrock’s presentation and partial Q&A. The documentary features…