Constructing The Web

Created as part of the Future Learn course, WEB SCIENCE: HOW THE WEB IS CHANGING THE WORLD.

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Globalisation

1900 - 2020

Process of international integration.

Economic globalisation: integration of national economies through trade, investment, capital flows, migration and the spread of technology.

The Mundaneum

1910

A forerunner of the modern web.

Christensen & Suess

1978

Built a modem to transmit microcomputer programs by phone to avoid travelling in the winter in Chicago.

Consumer Access

1989 - 2020

Tim Berners-Lee

1989

World Wide Web

The Internet Society

1992

Founded 1992.

Broadband

1999 - 2020

Facebook

2004 - 2020

YouTube

2005 - 2020

Twitter

2006 - 2020

Smartphones

2007 - 2020

"Always on" access.