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Technology Sir Tim Berners-Lee

posted Nov 11, 2012, 1:05 AM by Rolfe James
Raw data, now!

Originally, the acute frustration which led me to invent the World Wide Web (WWW) in 1989 was all about documents. The frustration was that all kinds of documents were sitting in disks on machines. Even at a very advanced place like the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), a networked world in which most computers in my environment were connected, one couldn't easily browse through all the files. The WWW design offered a solution, and the world of linked documents exploded dramatically.

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