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#World Wide Web

# world-wide-web - Last year 2021

Inventor Tim Berners-Lee puts original World Wide Web files up for auction
# Nft
# Nft

Inventor Tim Berners-Lee puts original World Wide Web files up for auction

Jun 15th 2021, 10:02 PM 18,950 Views 11 Comments

Digitally-signed source code documents will go under the hammer as a non-fungible token.

# world-wide-web - All time

Today is the 25th anniversary of the public internet in Ireland
# World Wide Web
# World Wide Web

Today is the 25th anniversary of the public internet in Ireland

Aug 6th 2016, 4:15 PM 9,699 Views 33 Comments

Trinity College Dublin was the first Irish organisation to connect to the internet, via leased lined delivered by Telecom Eireann to the O’Reilly Institute.

16 things all Irish people did in the early days of the internet
# World Wide Web
From The Daily Edge
# World Wide Web

16 things all Irish people did in the early days of the internet

Jul 9th 2015, 9:30 PM 11,815 Views 13 Comments

Those WERE the days.

What life would be like without the internet
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

What life would be like without the internet

Jun 22nd 2015, 11:00 AM 15,688 Views 39 Comments

Imagine you couldn’t send pictures of cute kittens across the web… travesty.

9 ways every noughties teen mortified themselves on the internet
# Surfing The Web
From The Daily Edge
# Surfing The Web

9 ways every noughties teen mortified themselves on the internet

Mar 2nd 2015, 9:20 PM 15,318 Views 10 Comments

MSN, Neopets, word art… it was a dark time.

10 wonderfully passive-aggressive birthday wishes for the web
# Annoying Dot Com
From The Daily Edge
# Annoying Dot Com

10 wonderfully passive-aggressive birthday wishes for the web

Mar 12th 2014, 7:30 PM 8,905 Views 0 Comments

Happy birthday, thanks for the horrible attention span!

Open thread: What invention would you most like to see?
# 22nd Century
# 22nd Century

Open thread: What invention would you most like to see?

Mar 12th 2014, 10:47 AM 7,096 Views 95 Comments

Be as creative as you like.

Poll: Are you too reliant on the internet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you too reliant on the internet?

Mar 12th 2014, 9:43 AM 9,058 Views 39 Comments

Do you get panicked if you can’t check your emails or your exact location?

The web is 25 today. Here are the moments that helped define it
# Happy Birthday
# Happy Birthday

The web is 25 today. Here are the moments that helped define it

Mar 12th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,741 Views 25 Comments

The web has evolved in many ways since Sir Tim Berners-Lee submitted his proposal for it back in 1989.

Boy tells mammy he has no friends for birthday party, she finds him a million online
# Happy Birthday Colin
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Birthday Colin

Boy tells mammy he has no friends for birthday party, she finds him a million online

Feb 13th 2014, 12:34 PM 6,121 Views 0 Comments

Colin’s 11th birthday is going to be the best ever.

We didn't think much of the internet in 1995
# Back To The Future
From The Daily Edge
# Back To The Future

We didn't think much of the internet in 1995

Dec 19th 2013, 11:52 AM 4,372 Views 0 Comments

This Newsweek article from February of ’95 is, well, damning.

11 things that make you want to give the internet a slap across the face
# World Wide Web
From The Daily Edge
# World Wide Web

11 things that make you want to give the internet a slap across the face

Oct 17th 2013, 9:30 PM 25,064 Views 28 Comments

PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER, INTERNET.

12 examples of how social media tears romance apart
# This Modern Love
From The Daily Edge
# This Modern Love

12 examples of how social media tears romance apart

Sep 29th 2013, 11:00 AM 6,743 Views 0 Comments

Do you think Cupid has a Twitter? No. No, he does not.

Website tracks the day's most popular gifs
# World Wide Web
From The Daily Edge
# World Wide Web

Website tracks the day's most popular gifs

Aug 28th 2013, 12:00 PM 1,496 Views 1 Comment

SPOILER: One Direction are really popular.

Here's how Breaking Bad took over the internet
# My Territory
From The Daily Edge
# My Territory

Here's how Breaking Bad took over the internet

Aug 12th 2013, 9:30 PM 15,528 Views 29 Comments

From Reddit to YouTube parodies.

Remember how we saw the internet in the 1990s?
# World Wide Web
From The Daily Edge
# World Wide Web

Remember how we saw the internet in the 1990s?

Aug 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 20,385 Views 42 Comments

It was an incredible place. Let’s look through the archive…

Over €9,000 spent on redesign of Taoiseach’s website
# NET LOSS
# NET LOSS

Over €9,000 spent on redesign of Taoiseach’s website

Jul 20th 2013, 8:22 PM 14,360 Views 176 Comments

The new-look website was recently the subject of an overhaul that cost a little over €9,000.

Where is the world's first ever web page?
# Www
# Www

Where is the world's first ever web page?

Jun 15th 2013, 5:30 PM 17,946 Views 20 Comments

Scientists at the organisation that invented the World Wide Web aren’t even sure.

You won't believe the detail of these incredible Cosplay costumes
# Cosplayerific
From The Daily Edge
# Cosplayerific

You won't believe the detail of these incredible Cosplay costumes

May 21st 2013, 2:19 PM 2,666 Views 2 Comments

If you don’t know what Cosplay is, that’s ok too, there’s an explanation inside.

Man who invented web: 'No, there is no button to kill the internet'
# World Wide Web
# World Wide Web

Man who invented web: 'No, there is no button to kill the internet'

Sep 6th 2012, 9:50 AM 9,199 Views 30 Comments

Tim Berners-Lee says there’s no single way to kill the internet – unless governments around the world acted in unison.

Happy 21st birthday, World Wide Web! You’re now officially a grownup
# Celebration
From The Daily Edge
# Celebration

Happy 21st birthday, World Wide Web! You’re now officially a grownup

Aug 22nd 2012, 12:50 PM 7,739 Views 23 Comments

Now here are some things you should REALLY grow out of.

One in five Irish adults has never used the internet
# Internet Usage
# Internet Usage

One in five Irish adults has never used the internet

Dec 14th 2011, 3:51 PM 1,925 Views 17 Comments

Statistics compiled by the European Union show that 21 per cent of people aged 18 to 74 have never been online.

.phew, .abouttime: Internet naming body agrees to expand domain names
# Internet
# Internet

.phew, .abouttime: Internet naming body agrees to expand domain names

Jun 20th 2011, 9:01 AM 679 Views 8 Comments

The organisation has voted to allow the creation of new domain suffixes, meaning .google, .apple or .thejournal are a possibility.