Tim Berners Lee

Birthplace of the Web

The World Wide Web was created in this nondescript corridor at CERN.<p>It may look like any other hallway, but look closely and you’ll notice a …

CERN

Web's inventor discusses digital monopolies, privacy threats

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tim Berners-Lee gave away the technology that he used to invent the World Wide Web, so it's not surprising that he's worried …

San Francisco

In the future, your phone will be your password on the web

• The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is working to eliminate the text-based password by using your phone as an authenticator.<br>• Similar to the two-factor authentication we use today, the W3C password solution would work for any site, as its browser-based, not account-based.<br>• This W3C password solution is …

Authentication

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter – Number 4

An Internet Society training workshop for operators of community networks in Nairobi, Kenya on 22 May 2017. Photo by Internet Society and used under …

Sub-Saharan Africa

Math Teachers, Auto Mechanics, and Internet Education in the 90s

In September, 1989, Ed was a principal at a Career and Technical Education (CTE) school. He was visiting with parents whose students were starting at …

University of Oxford

Sean Spicer: It takes ‘chemistry’ with Trump to survive

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson didn’t have it. Neither did former national security advisor H.R. McMaster. Or ousted Veterans Affairs …

Donald Trump

The Flight of the Zuckerberg

The Facebook scandal is interesting in a number of ways, not the least of which is that we’re sharing our communal outrage on the very platforms that …

Mark Zuckerberg

The search is on to find 2019’s £1million Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering winner: Here are the innovations previous ground-breaking victors have made possible

<b>Despite the fact that engineering plays a huge role in our lives, there is no Nobel Prize to recognise the achievements of those in the …

Marc Andreessen

The Evolution of the Internet, From Decentralized to Centralized

The Internet is our digital information superhighway which we use so ubiquitously today. The term “online” has become synonymous with the Internet. …

Net Neutrality

Web inventor Sir Tim Berners Lee has some advice for Mark Zuckerberg on how to fix Facebook

In a series of tweets, inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee told CEO Mark Zuckerberg that he can fix the current problems the company …

Internet

24matins.uk

News<p>Campaigners in Malta and London on Monday marked the six-month anniversary of the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana …

Privacy

When Do You Use Nofollow on Links?

<i>Editor’s note: “Ask an SEO” is a weekly column by technical SEO expert Jenny Halasz. Come up with your hardest SEO question and fill out our form.</i> …

Search Engines

Dawn of the New Everything, book review: VR, and decisions that cast long shadows

In an engaging memoir, virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier recounts an unusual childhood, charts the history of his company VPL, and offers opinions …

Virtual Reality

Don’t delete Facebook: just get smarter

One of the most popular posts this week on my Facebook page was how to delete your account, as the unfolding data scandal sparked fresh soul …

Apps

‘Why deleting Facebook feels like burning my teenage diary’

If I think my old University network has become an opaque, data-stealing EvilCorp it's well within in my power to delete my account - so why won't …

Social Media

LINKED DATA: WEB SCIENCE AND THE SEMANTIC WEB

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Semantic Web

World Wide Web inventor has a vital message for Mark Zuckerberg

As fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal threatens to wreck Facebook’s reputation and stock price, the inventor of the World Wide Web has some …

Internet

Academic publishing, Sci-Hub, and the Ring That Rules Them All.

<i>Thanks to</i> <i>Andrea,</i><i>Cristian Consonni,</i><i>fraenrico</i><i>.</i><p>Sci-Hub is often called “the Napster of scientific research”. The metaphor is good enough, but doesn’t …

Social Sciences

The web's creator has some advice for Mark Zuckerberg — and said he sometimes feels devastated by his own invention

Tim Berners-Lee, the British creator of the web, has said that Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg can fix the issues that meant Cambridge Analytica could scrape millions of user profiles.<p>Berners-Lee added in a tweetstorm that it was likely Zuckerberg felt "devastated" by the way Facebook had …

Internet

Cambridge Analytica taken to court over data storage

<b>A US citizen is taking Cambridge Analytica to court to get access to data he says it holds on him.</b><p>Prof David Carroll filed his legal challenge on the same day Facebook announced it had banned the company from its network.<p>He also wants Cambridge Analytica to disclose how it came up with the …

Technology (UK)

Inventor of the web to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: You can fix this

The Facebook data scandal is a "serious moment" for the future of the internet, but "bugs are created by people, and can be fixed by people," the …

Internet

When was the internet invented?

<b>In 2018, some of us swear that aside from food, water and oxygen, we also could not live without the internet.</b><p>In a relatively short period, this …

Technology (UK)

Florida board to fortify schools against shooters, teachers want stricter gun controls

Newsletter: A deeper dive into the day's most notable stories<p><i>Welcome to The National Today newsletter, which takes a closer look at what's happening</i> …

Fort Lauderdale

Britain says Facebook must go further in data scandal

Britain’s culture minister said Thursday that Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg’s plan to fix problems at the world’s biggest social media network did …

Social Media

Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee weighs in on Facebook data scandal and says Mark Zuckerberg can 'fix it'

World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee has described the Cambridge Analytica (CA) scandal as a "serious moment" for the web, but reassured …

Mark Zuckerberg

Stephen Hawking 'predicted end of world' in final paper days before he died

Professor Stephen Hawking's ashes will be interred close to the remains of another of Britain's greatest physicists, Sir Isaac Newton, in Westminster …

Physics

Big Tech after the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal

Now even tech executives are calling for more regulation.<p>“Tech is definitely about to get regulated. And probably for the best.”<p>This was a tweet from …

GDPR

'Computing's Nobel Prize' Winners Paved the Way to Smartphone Chips

As a young computer-science professor at Stanford in the early 1980s, John Hennessy helped pioneer a new computing concept called RISC, for “reduced …

Business

Cambridge Analytica: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg summoned to UK parliament in data misuse case

The Facebook boss has been called by a British parliamentary committee to personally answer questions related to the use of data by Cambridge …

Social Media

John L. Hennessy and David A. Patterson awarded 2017 ACM A.M. Turing Award for RISC approach

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has named John L. Hennessy and David A. Patterson the recipients of the 2017 ACM A.M. Turing Award for …

San Francisco