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25 years since the web was conceived at CERN

25 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee made his proposal for what would become the world wide web. Berners-Lee, who was working at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) at the time, submitted the document to his supervisor, Mike Sendall, in March 1989. "Vague but exciting" was Sendall's reaction to the proposal...

The full text of the proposal can be read here. Image courtesy CERN.

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