The Web turned 25 on 3/12/14. The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project has released the World Wide Web Timeline.
Here's an excerpt:
- 42% of American adults have used a computer.
- World's first website and server go live at CERN, running on Tim Berners-Lee's NeXT computer, which bears the message "This machine is a server. DO NOT POWER DOWN!"
- Tim Berners-Lee develops the first Web browser WorldWideWeb.
- Archie, the first tool to search the internet is developed by McGill University student Alan Emtage.