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How the world wide web was invented

Duration: 02:06

How Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the world wide web, linked ‘hypertext’ which already existed, to the infrastructure and protocols of the internet. Documents were given a unique address (or URL) and the first web-pages were created in an international language (html). Narrated by Dr Aleks Krotoski.

Available since: Thu 1 Apr 2010


Dr Aleks Krotoski
Inventor of the Web
Sir Tim Berners-Lee

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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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