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How the Web was born : the story of the World Wide Web

Author: James Gillies; Robert Cailliau
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few people realize that the Web was born at CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics, and that it was invented by an Englishman, Tim Berners-Lee. This account tells how the idea first came  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Gillies; Robert Cailliau
ISBN: 0192862073 9780192862075
OCLC Number: 185500831
Description: 372 s., [8] pl.-s. : ill., diagr., tab
Contents: PROLOGUE; 1. THE FOUNDATIONS; 2. SETTING THE SCENE AT CERN; 3. ENQUIRE WITHIN UPON EVERYTHING; 4. FALSE BEGINNINGS; 5. SO WHAT ARE WE GOING TO CALL THIS THING?; 6. THE NEXT STEP; 7. GOING PUBLIC; 8. FLEEING THE NEST; 9. IT'S OFFICIAL; EPILOGUE; INDEX.
Responsibility: James Gillies & Robert Cailliau.

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a good read * Glasgow Herald, 22/9/00 * excellent book * New Scientist 30/9/00 * It is not a light read but it is a good one! * David Coleman, Multimedia Information and Technology, February 2001 * Read more...

 
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