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The CERN effect

An opinion article from Sijbrand de Jong, President of CERN Council, on using innovation and knowledge so cutting-edge research can benefit society

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19 April, 2016
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19 April, 16

Internet prehistory at CERN

Connecting CERN to the internet was a chaotic but essential task, says retired CERN computer scientist Ben Segal

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09 April, 2014
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9 April, 14

Minimising the muddle

Peggie Rimmer was Tim Berners-Lee’s hierarchical "leader" in CERN’s Data and Documents division when he invented the World Wide Web

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12 March, 2014
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12 March, 14

Good old Bitnet, and the rise of the World Wide Web

Senior physicist Richard Jacobsson remembers the early days of the World Wide Web at CERN

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12 March, 2014

On the open internet and the free web

David Foster on our responsibility as individuals to preserve an open internet and a free web for the benefit of humankind

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12 March, 2014
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12 March, 14

Not at all vague and much more than exciting

CERN computer scientist Maria Dimou on Tim Berners-Lee's vision for a free, open World Wide Web

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12 March, 2014
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12 March, 14

Why bring back the line-mode browser?

A team of web developers are working to build a simulator of one of the earliest web browsers, the line-mode browser

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19 September, 2013
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19 September, 13

How the internet came to CERN

François Flückiger on his being inducted to the Internet Hall of Fame, and the story of how the internet came to CERN

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27 June, 2013
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27 June, 13

Twenty years of a free and open www

Robert Cailliau on the birth of the web, early brainstorming sessions and "how to spread this thing"

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30 April, 2013
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30 April, 13

The open internet and the web

Vinton G Cerf, one of the "Fathers of the internet", on the architecture, connectivity and openness of the web

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30 April, 2013
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30 April, 13