Happy Birthday, Internet
Twenty years ago today, an independent contractor for the European Organization for Nuclear Research named Tim Berners-Lee pitched his employers an innovative idea on how to share the lab's research on an open computer network. That idea is now credited as being, essentially, the basic blueprint for what we know as the World Wide Web.
According to Scientific American, which has an interview with the famous computer scientist here, Berners-Lee and other early Web pioneers are meeting up at the Geneva-based lab today to mark the occasion.
March 13, 2009; 10:53 AM ET
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