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World Wide Web Turns 20 Years Old, Where Were You Back Then?

Maximum PC: If you plan on going out to eat today, save room for dessert and order a slice a cake in honor of the web's 20th birthday. That's right, it's been two whole decades already, though the wheels were set in motion several years before in 1989 when Tim Berners-Lee, a British computer scientist working at CERN, first proposed an information management system that would later become the Internet. These days he serves as the director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

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justinbkerr4038d ago

I was just barely too young to claim some amazing domain names. By the time I had my own money and got online most of the good stuff was claimed.

newsguy4038d ago

Probably in my room yelling at my sister for picking up the phone and disrupting my 14.4 internet connection

caseh4038d ago

Sat in college with a floppy disk full of scantily clad photos of Cindy Crawford wondering 'where the hell did these photos come from'

2 Years later I discovered the interwebs and started filling my own floppy disks with pr0n!

fatstarr4038d ago

Lol filling floppy disks up in the 90's were fun

i remember wasting a box of 8 on bad quality video downloads.

the usb drives of the time

fatstarr4038d ago

shame on Google for not having some sort of celebration home page for this.

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Twitter Blue problems? How to sign up for verification despite error messages

Signing up for the new Twitter Blue has caused problems for some folks. The Shortcut details the roadblocks you may hit trying to sign up and how to get around them.

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EvilCackle524d ago (Edited 524d ago )

Good thing I signed up at launch so people know I'm the real evilcackle

CurrentDigital524d ago

Huge loss for those who don't know where else to spend their surplus $8 a month

SwiderMan522d ago

Still haven't been approved for Twitter Blue :/

gatewayinternational520d ago

study abroad is the chance to find yourself while acquiring a comprehension of an alternate culture. Being in another spot without help from anyone else can overpower on occasion.

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Thousands of top websites collect your data in real-time as you type

Websites are harvesting our data even before we

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The days of remaining anonymous on the internet are coming to an end

Regulations are beginning to require users to verify their identification online.

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