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.
Long Live Gopher: The Techies Keeping the Text-Driven Internet Alive
The Gopher protocol isn’t supported by the modern web basically at all, but despite this, it lingers on, a quarter century from its peak. Here’s how.
What the Biggest Internet Land Grab Ever .Means
h5. ^"Unleashing the global human imagination": Rod Beckstrom, president and CEO of ICANN^. Today, The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the organization in charge of maintaining the Internet's address system, "opened the...
What Does the Internet Look Like?
In 2007, _Popular Science_ broke important ground in Internet visualization theory—an ongoing effort to describe what happens behind our computer screens, or, more accurately, beyond them, inside Ethernet cables and satellites lying around in the upper...