On March 12, 1989, Tim Berners-Lee published Information Management: A Proposal and, soon, the first web server was running on a NeXT workstation. So, Happy Birthday to the Web! I’m guessing some FGI readers were not librarians (or born) 25 years ago, so return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear and see the first bookstore on the web (no, not the one named after a river…), the first White House web page, and many more:
- Happy Web day! 25 websites for 25 years, By Serdar Yegulalp, InfoWorld, (March 12, 2014).
On the Web’s 25th anniversary, look back on those early websites, when a plaintext version of a home page was mandatory and 56K dial-up was as good as it got for many of us