• Weaving the Web

  • The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web
  • By: Tim Berners-Lee
  • Narrated by: Tim Berners-Lee
  • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
  • 4.1 out of 5 stars (136 ratings)

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Weaving the Web

By: Tim Berners-Lee
Narrated by: Tim Berners-Lee
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Publisher's 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 impact of Berners-Lee's creation has yet to be fully realized.

In Weaving the Web, this low-profile genius tells his own story of the Web's origins - from its radical introduction and the creation of the now ubiquitous "www" and "http" acronyms to how he sees the future development of this revolutionary medium. Berners-Lee offers insights to help listeners understand the true nature of the Web, enabling them to use it to their fullest advantage. He shares his views on such critical issues as censorship, privacy, and the increasing power of software companies in the online world.

©1999 by Tim Berners-Lee (P)16 9; 1999 HarperCollins Publishers Inc.

Critic reviews

"The real reason to read this book... is to get [his] view of what is still to come." (Business Week)
"Anyone who needs to understand the most fundamental change in society since the Industrial Revolution must [hear this]." (Lew Wilks, Quest Communications)

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