Tim Berners-Lee

happy birthday, world wide web

Tim Berners-Lee: Monopolies and Lack of Public Infrastructure Are Ruining the Web

The world wide web, the information space we all use to connect on the internet, is 29 years old. Its founder, Tim Berners-Lee, wants the world to come together to close the digital divide.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.12.18
eu

Open Internet Advocates Claim Victory in Europe Net Neutrality Fight

The EU’s top telecom authority issues robust new guidelines following 500,000 comments.
Sam Gustin
8.31.16
Art

[Exclusive] Treasure Hunt the Web for GIFed Donuts and Pikachus

This is your personal invitation into the rainbow #internetghetto that is Emilie Gervais' 'PΛЯΚΣD DӨMΛIП GIЯᄂƬӨMBƧƬӨПΣ.'
Benoit Palop
6.29.15
Internet

Tim Berners-Lee Wants a World Wide Web Where Our Data Works for Us

The future of the web as its creator thinks it should be.
Victoria Turk
10.8.14
Internet

​The Future of the Web Is as Much About Psychology as Technology

The technology of 2050 will be at least partly defined by our own evolution.
Victoria Turk
9.17.14
Internet

The World's First Website Reveals the Other Webs That Could Have Been

How the first website ever published describes the competition to World Wide Web.
Brian Merchant
3.13.14
Internet

The Only Links That Still Work on the First-Ever Website

I tried to click every link on the first World Wide Web. Only two links, it turned out, have survived the 25 years of its existence.
Brian Merchant
3.12.14
Features

How the World Wide Web Became the Internet's Killer App

Without the web, the internet as we know it likely wouldn't exist.
Victoria Turk
3.11.14
Motherboard Blog

Tim Berners-Lee, CERN, and the Memo That Opened the Web

If the Internet has taught me anything it’s that history is a bitch. And awfully reductive, at that. History is inherently unstable. It is at constant odds with its noisy, sprawling self. The story is never _not_ looking back over its shoulder. The...
Brian Anderson
4.30.12