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December 20th 1990 was the  twentieth anniversary of Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s submission to CERN titled “Information Management: A proposal.” Over a year in a half later, he created  HTTP, HTML, WorldWideWeb (the first web browser), CERN httpd (the first server software), and the first web server (http://info.cern.ch), paving the way for an unprecedented era of human communication and interconnectivity.

In March 1989, CERN scientist Tim Berners-Lee wrote a proposal to develop a distributed information system for the laboratory. was the comment that“Vague, but exciting” , Mike Sendall his supervisor, wrote on the cover,“Vague, but exciting”, and with those words, gave the green light to an information revolution.

Read the proposal

Timeline:
The birth of the World Wide Web
Computing at CERN
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