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Google celebrates 30th anniversary to the World Wide Web with a doodle
It is the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web (WWW) today and Google celebrates it with a doodle on its home page. As the users know now that WWW is a 'combination of all resources and users on the Internet that are using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)'. Now, it is being regarded as a 'universe of network-accessible information, an embodiment of human knowledge'.

Inventor of the WWW,  Sir Tim Berners-Lee's , a software engineer thought of the possibility of a large hypertext database with typed links to help his colleagues at CERN nuclear physics laboratory to share information amongst multiple computers. Later, by making use of HTML language, the HTTP application, and WorldWideWeb.app, he was able to create the first Web browser and page editor successfully. It was in 1991 that the external Web servers were up and running, informs the website.

"The Web would soon revolutionize life as we know it, ushering in the information age. Today, there are nearly 2 billion websites online. Whether you use it for email, homework, gaming, or checking out videos of cute puppies, chances are you can't imagine life without the Web," states the Google doodle blog.

According to the website, WWW should not be confused with the internet, which had been evolving since the 1960. In fact, it is an online application built upon innovations like HTML language, URL addresses, and HTTP.

Being termed as 'the most impactful innovation of our time', it has become a' decentralized community, founded on principles of universality, consensus, and bottom-up design, informs the website.

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