The Future Of The World Wide Web And The Internet

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The World Wide Web dates back to 1980 when Tim Berners-Lee came up with a way to move one document from one computer to another. From there, the World Wide Web exploded on the scene and became the future of technology. Through the World Wide Web, we are able to communicate with each other through email, look up information when needed, and even keep track of our finances through financial documents that are kept online. Today, the World Wide Web is written in three fundamental technologies. One is HTML which makes up the formatting of the language that the web uses. Second, URI is an address that is unique and identifies resources within the web. Third is the HTTP, which helps retrieve information from all over the web (webfoundations.org/about/vision/history-of-the-web). …show more content…
The World Wide Web has defiantly made a huge impact in our society. As we look at the difference between the World Wide Web and the Internet, it is plainly to see that the World Wide Web would not exist if it were not for the internet. The internet is what’s connecting millions of computers together around the world. The internet was first invented by the military as a project to allow the military to communicate with each other during emergencies, who then in turned blessed our nation by sharing it with the United States of
America. The internet used two types of computer networks. One is the Local Area Network
(LAN), which connects two or more computers so they can share information with in a small area such as a home or a small business. Secondly, there is Wide Area Network (WAN), these computers are a further distance apart from one another and are connected by telephone lines or radio waves. For example, WAN would be used during an online meeting between someone in
America to someone in Asia. The internet is what is connecting these networks togethers so that these two computers can communicate with each

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