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Tim Berners-Lee remembers the moment he switched on the web

Duration: 00:55

What happened when Tim Berners-Lee switched on the first website? In a clip from 'The Virtual Revolution', a 4 part series about how the web is reshaping our lives, the inventor of the World Wide Web suggests that not everyone was aware how much the world changed that day.

Available since: Mon 1 Feb 2010


Aleks Krotoski
Philip Smith
Russell Barnes
Executive Producer
Dominic Crossley-Holland

This clip is from

The Virtual Revolution The Great Levelling?

1/4 Aleks Krotoski charts the extraordinary rise of blogs, Wikipedia, and YouTube.

First broadcast: 30 Jan 2010

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