The Web: A Nostalgic View of the Past and Informed Hopes for the Future

Speaker:  Bebo White – San Francisco, CA, United States
Topic(s):  Applied Computing


This lecture draws upon the speaker’s 30-year love affair with WWW technology – from his first exposure at CERN in 1989 and the first US Web site at SLAC in 1991 to his current involvement with Web Science, the Semantic Web, and the Web Of Things. He posits that this experience might provide some unique insight into the future of Web technology and how it might achieve its maximum potential. The lecture is supplemented with stories, anecdotes (perhaps some gossip), pictures, and photos.

About this Lecture

Number of Slides:  50
Duration:  n/a minutes
Languages Available:  English
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