August 6, 1991 CE – Tim Berners-Lee Makes the World Wide Web Public

August 6, 1991 CE – Tim Berners-Lee Makes the World Wide Web PublicRate this post After more than a decade’s worth of on-again, off-again work, CERN fellow Tim Berners-Lee laid out a web page with directions on how to create your own server and use a browser on August 6, 1991. Working in tandem with Robert Cailliau, Berners-Lee had created the World Wide Web and opened it to the public. Two decades later, what started with “info.cern.ch” has grown into a vast information superhighway of more than a trillion web pages and increasingly become part of our everyday lives. The project began in 1980, when Berners-Lee developed a database called […]