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#World Wide Web

# world-wide-web - Saturday 6 August, 2016

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

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.

# world-wide-web - Thursday 9 July, 2015

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

# world-wide-web - Monday 22 June, 2015

What life would be like without the internet

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

# world-wide-web - Monday 2 March, 2015

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

9 ways every noughties teen mortified themselves on the internet

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

# world-wide-web - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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

10 wonderfully passive-aggressive birthday wishes for the web

Happy birthday, thanks for the horrible attention span!

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

Be as creative as you like.

Poll: Are you too reliant on the internet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you too reliant on the internet?

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning, want to know what’s making headlines this morning? It’s all here.

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

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

# world-wide-web - Thursday 13 February, 2014

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

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

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

# world-wide-web - Thursday 19 December, 2013

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

We didn't think much of the internet in 1995

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

# world-wide-web - Thursday 17 October, 2013

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

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

PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER, INTERNET.

# world-wide-web - Sunday 29 September, 2013

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

12 examples of how social media tears romance apart

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

# world-wide-web - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

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

Website tracks the day's most popular gifs

SPOILER: One Direction are really popular.

# world-wide-web - Monday 12 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here's how Breaking Bad took over the internet My Territory This post contains videos

Here's how Breaking Bad took over the internet

From Reddit to YouTube parodies.

From The Daily Edge Remember how we saw the internet in the 1990s? World Wide Web This post contains videos

Remember how we saw the internet in the 1990s?

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

# world-wide-web - Saturday 20 July, 2013

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

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

# world-wide-web - Saturday 15 June, 2013

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

Where is the world's first ever web page?

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

# world-wide-web - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

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

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

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

# world-wide-web - Thursday 6 September, 2012

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

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

# world-wide-web - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

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

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

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

# world-wide-web - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

One in five Irish adults has never used the internet

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

# world-wide-web - Monday 20 June, 2011

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

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