Dark Light

Here’s the First Ever Website

The year was 1991. The man was Tim Berners-Lee. The invention was a “wide-area hypermedia information retrieval initiative aiming to give universal access to a large universe of documents.” They called it “W3″—short for “World Wide Web.” It was a one-page number, it wasn’t much to look at and it’s been lying in a musty, forgotten corner of the Internet ever since. But, today, CERN decided to re-activate it, and you can go mess around on it. Take a little tour of the place where this whole shindig got started and then, for kicks, read this 1995 Newsweek article about how the Internet will never catch on …

© 2022 RELEVANT Media Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Scroll To Top