Category Archives: World Wide Web

1.71 Billion Websites

You will find more infographics at Statista See also The Web At 30, Or What Has Tim Berners-Lee Wrought? A Very Short History Of The Internet And The Web Advertisements

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Top 100 Websites in the U.S.

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Inventor of the Web Tim Berners-Lee Receives Turing Award

Sir Tim Berners-Lee is the recipient of the 2016 ACM A.M. Turing Award for inventing the World Wide Web, the first web browser and the fundamental protocols and algorithms allowing the Web to scale. The following are quotes from Sir … Continue reading

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The Dark Web

Forbes.com: The Web is like an iceberg divided into three segments, each with its own cluster of hangouts for cyber criminals and their digital breadcrumbs. The tip of the iceberg is the “Clear Web” (also called the Surface Web), indexed … Continue reading

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News Readers Startups: Funding, Acquisitions, Shutdowns

CB Insights: Promising to package and deliver news in fundamentally different ways than traditional print media, news reader apps quickly captured the imagination and dollars of venture capital investors — to the tune of more than $300M. Now, many of … Continue reading

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Organizing the world’s information, one reference at a time

In his book Weaving the Web, Tim Berners-Lee writes: I was excited about escaping from the straightjacket of hierarchical documentation systems…. By being able to reference everything with equal ease, the web could also represent associations between things that might … Continue reading

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Internet’s Most-Read Stories (Infographic)

  Fast Company: It turns out that the most-shared articles aren’t fluffy clickbait. Generally, they’re pieces that focus on grander themes: kids (“Schools Fail to Train Kids”), extreme wealth and poverty (“The World’s Poorest President,” “The Rich Alarmed by Homeless … Continue reading

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