Welcome to my blog. Here you can practise and improve your English in a different way. You will find interesting and useful links: culture and history, grammar, phonetic, FCE, vocabulary tasks, texts, videos, songs, English organization…
lunes, 6 de agosto de 2012
WORLD WIDE WEB
On 6 August 1991, Tim Berners-Lee released his text-based Web software to the public creating the beginnings of the World Wide Web and general public use of the Internet.
What is the World wide Web?
The World Wide Web is a system of text links and multimedia capabilities that make the Internet accessible to mass audiences.
Who is Tim Berners-Lee?
Tim Berners-Lee is the primary inventor of the software program known as the World Wide Web. In 1989, Berners-Lee and his CERN colleagues created a communications protocol called HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that standardised communication between computer servers and clients.
Tim Berners-Lee was born on 8 June 1955 in London, England.
Timeline of the WWW
1971: First email is sent by computer engineer Ray Tomlinson 1989 March:Tim Berners-Lee coins the term World Wide Web (www) 1994: First full-text Web search engine is launched – the WebCrawler 1995: September, eBay is launched 1996 4 July - Hotmail is launched commercially, linking America’s Independence Day with freedom on the internet 1998 September - Google is launched 1999 The first large peer-to-peer file-sharing network is launched – Napster 2003 April - iTunes is launched by Apple 2003 August - MySpace launched helping to break the music careers of singers including Lily Allen and bands like Arctic Monkeys 2003 February - Social network site Facebook and sharing application Flickr launched 2005 February - Video-sharing site YouTube 2006 March – Twitter launched