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Where The Web All Started


As the weekend approaches, we like to review the week that just finished and sometimes get a little nostalgic. This week, a quick chat about the origins of the internet led us to the first web page ever. Oddly enough, you can still visit the first webpage ever seen on the internet here: The World Wide Web Project 

Back in 1989, a British scientist named Tim Berners-Lee is credited with inventing the World Wide Web while working for CERN. Though, the first website, linked above, didn't get published until a full two years later in 1991. It now serves as an archive for information about the early forms of the web. For me, it also serves as a reminder that despite all of the massive leaps forward in technological development, we still have some of the same foundations in place. For parents out there, this is also a good example when you lecture your kids about "once it's on the internet, it's forever". 

Have an excellent weekend everyone and if you'd like to have BIT help you sort out what old technology you still use should be replaced and which should go to the Smithsonian give us a call (416-646-1690)!