Weaving the Web

Weaving the Web : Origins and Future of the World Wide Web

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English computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee quietly laid the foundations for the World Wide Web (and consequently Hypertext) in 1980, created a prototype in 1990 and unleashed it to the public in 1991. Now overseeing his creation's growth, he tells the story of its growth and future development.show more

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  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 132 x 196 x 32mm | 381.02g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion Business (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • b&w photographs
  • 0752820907
  • 9780752820903

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Tim Berners-Lee laid the groundwork for the World Wide Web in the 1980s and unleashed it to the public in 1990. Now the head of the Worldwide Web Consortium that oversees the WWW's growth, in this book he tells the real story of the remarkable discoveries that enabled the development of the platform for today's communications revolution. There is also analysis of the future development of the web and its likely impact on business and society. (Kirkus UK)show more

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