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Weaving the Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World… (edition 2000)

by Tim Berners-lee

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Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, has been hailed by Time magazine as one of the 100 greatest minds of this century. His creation has already changed the way people do business, entertain themselves, exchange ideas, and socialize with one another. With new online businesses and communities forming every day, the full impact of Berners-Lee's grand scheme has yet to be fully realized. Now, this low-profile genius tells his own story of the Web's origins--from its radical introduction and the creation of the now ubiquitous WWW and HTTP acronyms to how he sees the future development of this revolutionary medium. Berners-Lee offers insights to help listeners understand the true nature of the Web, enabling them to use it to their fullest advantage. He shares his views on such critical issues as censorship, privacy, and the increasing power of software companies in the online world.… (more)
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Title:Weaving the Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web
Authors:Tim Berners-lee
Info:Collins Business (2000), Edition: 1, Paperback, 256 pages
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Berners-Lee writes a very fun and informative treatise on his experiences towards creating the Web as we utilize it today. The first nine chapters detail his background and history, up to his move to the United States. A lot of the material describing the internal workings of the CERN environment were absolutely compelling material. The rest of the book follows his work within the W3C, along with his long-range vision of the Web. While the book holds a time-frame of 1999/2000 - much of his observations still hold true today in 2013. ( )
  TommyElf | Mar 14, 2015 |
His Masters Voice.
  mdstarr | Sep 11, 2011 |
Writer Lev Grossman has chosen to discuss Tim Berners-Lee’s Weaving the Web: The Past, Present and Future of the World Wide Web by its Inventor on FiveBooks as one of the top five on his subject- The World Wide Web, saying that:


"...This book is extremely engaging and readable. It’s very similar in some ways to Francis Crick’sThe Double Helix, and he really just talks about where his invention came from, how it happened, and what everything you read about the history of the Internet tells you that a lot of it happened by accident...."


The full interview is available here: http://five-books.com/interviews/lev-grossman
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  FiveBooks | Mar 18, 2010 |
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  wlchui | Aug 2, 2009 |
His Masters Voice.
  muir | Dec 10, 2007 |
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