World Wide Web

The Internet Is A 'Basic Human Right' Says Web Inventor

PA | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Tech

The web is a less free and open place than ever, its inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee has said. Speaking at the launch of a report looking into the soc...

Eighty Moments That Shaped the World

John Worne | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK
John Worne

Eighty years is within a single lifetime of today - but for many it will feel a long time ago. The pace and scale of change in science and technology, international relations, arts and culture - and the way societies work and people live - must seem vast through the eyes of a those who have lived through them.

'Internet, a Gift From God' - The Pope of the Digital Age

Alessandro Bonzio | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Tech
Alessandro Bonzio

The problematic relationship between faith and technology is amongst the most difficult of the challenges faced by Jorge Mario Bergoglio's papacy. Yet many see his interest in the digital as a symbol of the renovation underway in the contemporary Catholic establishment...

25 Celebrities Who Are The Same Age As The World Wide Web

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Comedy

The World Wide Web celebrates its 25th birthday today - and the twinkle in Tim Berners-Lee's eye wasn't the only thing that came to life in 1989, oh n...

25 Indefensible Things That Exist Because Of The Web

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech

The World Wide Web is a strange thing. Created 25 years ago by Sir Tim Berners-Lee at Cern, the original aim of the web was merely to help physicis...

Web for Everyone Launches Campaign to Fight Internet Inequality

Freya Bromley | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Freya Bromley

As we celebrate 25 years of the World Wide Web, the Web for Everyone coalition wants to give thousands of people the power to learn new digital skills. The aim of the partnership is to address 'internet inequality' by encouraging people from all walks of life, young and old, to not only use the Web but create it.

History Of The World Wide Web

PA | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Tech

It seems such a modern invention but the World Wide Web can trace its foundation back to before the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold Wa...

The World Wide Web Is 25 This Week

PA | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Tech

The 25th anniversary of the world wide web will be celebrated around the globe this week. The milestone will be marked on Wednesday, a quarter of a...

Berners-Lee Warns Of 'Growing Tide Of Surveillance And Censorship'

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

The inventor of the world wide web has warned that "a growing tide of surveillance and censorship" threatens the future of democracy, as more people n...

'Developed Nations Are Seriously Spying On The Internet'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK

The man who invented the internet has warned governments not to engage in "insidious" online spying. Briton Tim Berners-Lee said it was "clear" tha...

Berners-Lee Calls For Web Freedom In Wake Of PRISM Scandal

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Tech

Sir Tim Berners-Lee has said his invention of the world wide web should be safeguarded from being controlled by governments or large corporations. ...

CERN To Recreate The First Page On The Web

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Tech

In an admirable attempt to preserve the beginnings of the internet for posterity, researchers at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern)...

Sir Tim Berners-Lee: 'The UN Should Not Run The Internet'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK Tech

Inventor of the world wide web Sir Tim Berners-Lee has warned that the UN should not be allowed to 'run the Internet'. The British communications p...

Adopting an Adaptive Style for Internet Policy

James Purnell | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Tech
James Purnell

An adaptive style of policymaking requires a different type of organization and outlook, one that looks outward and abroad, tolerates failure, and moves and learns quickly. An adaptive style won't triumph over policy substance. But in the fast-moving Internet age, it is its essential partner.

Berners-Lee: 'There Is No Off-Switch For The Internet'

PA | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Tech

The inventor of the world wide web has denied there is an "off-switch" which could turn off the internet across the globe. Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who...

What Did The World's First Website Look Like?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK Tech

Inventor of the World Wide Web Tim Berners-Lee might have appeared in the Olympic Opening Ceremony, but he still doesn't have the recognition factor y...

100 Years Of Innovation: The Internet

Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Tech

Think about how much time you spend on the internet every day. You make up one third of the world’s population that now browses the web, be it for w...

One Generation on From Cobain and Nirvana

Mark Hillary | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home
Mark Hillary

Guitar amplifier legend Jim Marshall died today. And today also marks the 18th anniversary of the death of one of his best-known customers, Nirvana fr...