World Wide Web

At 30, World Wide Web ‘not the web we wanted,’ inventor says

GENEVA (AP) — At its ripe old age of 30 and with half the globe using it, the World Wide Web is facing growing pains with issues like hate speech, privacy concerns and state-sponsored hacking, its creator says. Tim Berners-Lee joined a celebration Tuesday of the Web and reminisced about where he invented it — … Continue reading At 30, World Wide Web ‘not the web we wanted,’ inventor says

ATHENS, Greece | Walk into my parlor: Greek spiders spin giant web over shore

ATHENS, Greece— It’s not quite the World Wide Web — but the spiders of Aitoliko in Greece have made a good start. Spurred into overdrive by an explosion in the populations of insects they eat, thousands of little spiders in the western Greek town have shrouded coastal trees, bushes and low vegetation in thick webs. … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece | Walk into my parlor: Greek spiders spin giant web over shore

Inventor of World Wide Web wins computing’s ‘Nobel Prize’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP)(STL.News) — Most people who search on Google, share on Facebook and shop on Amazon have never heard of Sir Tim Berners-Lee. But they might not be doing any of those things had he not invented the World Wide Web. Berners-Lee, 61, is this year’s recipient of the A.M. Turing Award, computing’s version … Continue reading Inventor of World Wide Web wins computing’s ‘Nobel Prize’