9780062515865

Weaving the Web

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  • ISBN13:

    9780062515865

  • ISBN10:

    0062515861

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-09-03
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications

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Summary

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, has been hailed by Time magazine as one of the 100 greatest minds of this century. His creation has already changed the way people do business, entertain themselves, exchange ideas, and socialize with one another. With new online businesses and communities forming every day, the full impact of Berners-Lee's grand scheme has yet to be fully known.

Author Biography

Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Web, is currently the director of the World Wide Web Consortium, the coordinating body for Web development, and he occupies the 3Com Founders chair at the MIT Laboratory for Computer Science. Recipient of numerous awards, he received the distinguished MacArthur Fellowship in 1998. He lives in Cambridge, MA.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Foreword ix
Michael Dertouzos
Enquire Within upon Everything
1(6)
Tangles, Links, and Webs
7(18)
info.cern.ch
25(10)
Protocols: Simple Rules for Global Systems
35(18)
Going Global
53(14)
Browsing
67(8)
Changes
75(16)
Consortium
91(12)
Competition and Consensus
103(20)
Web of People
123(20)
Privacy
143(14)
Mind to Mind
157(20)
Machines and the Web
177(22)
Weaving the Web
199(12)
Glossary 211(10)
Index 221

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