CIRCA:A General WWW History

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Based on a presentation by Domini Gee (Prezi presentation)

A general history of the WWW, pre-invention to 2001.

Contents

What is the World Wide Web?

The WWW is an information retrieval internet service that allows navigation between interlinked hypertext and hypermedia documents.

Conceptual Hypertext Roots

Paul Otlet's Monde

Vannevar Bush's As We May Think

Rise of Hypertext Execution

Ted Nelson's A File Structure for the Complex, the Changing, and the Indeterminate and Project Xanadu

Douglas Engelbart's Mother of All Demos

Apple's Hypercard

The Invention of the Web

Rapid Growth of the Web

References

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