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Weaving the Web: The Past, Present and Future of the World Wide Web by its Inventor

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Named one of the greatest minds of the 20th century by Time, Tim Berners-Lee is responsible for one of that century's most important advancements: the world wide web. Now, this low-profile genius-who never personally profited from his invention -offers a compelling portrait of his invention. He reveals the Web's origins and the creation of the now ubiquitous HTTP and WWW acronyms and shares his views on such critical issues as censorship, privacy, the increasing power of software companies, and the need to find the ideal balance between commercial and social forces. He offers insights into the true nature of the Web, showing readers how to use it to its fullest advantage. And he presents his own plan for the Web's future, calling for the active support and participation of programmers, computer manufacturers, and social organisations to manage and maintain this valuable resource so that it can remain a powerful force for social change and an outlet for individual creativity.

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Author(s):
Tim Berners-Lee
Condition:
Used: good
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Hardback
ISBN-10:
0752820907
ISBN-13:
9780752820903
Publisher:
Orion Business
Title:
Weaving the Web: The Past, Present and Future of the World Wide Web by its Inventor

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Named one of the greatest minds of the 20th century by Time, Tim Berners-Lee is responsible for one of that century's most important advancements: the world wide web. Now, this low-profile genius-who never personally profited from his invention -offers a compelling portrait of his invention. He reveals the Web's origins and the creation of the now ubiquitous HTTP and WWW acronyms and shares his views on such critical issues as censorship, privacy, the increasing power of software companies, and the need to find the ideal balance between commercial and social forces. He offers insights into the true nature of the Web, showing readers how to use it to its fullest advantage. And he presents his own plan for the Web's future, calling for the active support and participation of programmers, computer manufacturers, and social organisations to manage and maintain this valuable resource so that it can remain a powerful force for social change and an outlet for individual creativity.

Author(s):
Tim Berners-Lee
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0752820907
ISBN-13:
9780752820903
Publisher:
Orion Business
Title:
Weaving the Web: The Past, Present and Future of the World Wide Web by its Inventor

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