The first website

August 22, 2012 at 4:11 pm | Posted in waffle | Leave a comment

My office door and the one next door

I came across a link today to a reconstruction of the first ever website put together by Tim Berners-Lee at CERN. It includes a handy list of all the other sites that you might want to visit – so no need for Google then. Mind you, I can remember when Yahoo was a hand-coded page maintained by a couple of grad students and the exitement when Netscape was released.

As an aside, I’m thrilled that my office is next door to the one used by Tim Berners-Lee when he visits Southampton (he has a Chair in Computing Science here). I’ve not seen him yet mind you, but one day…

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