MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (KGO) -- Saturday marks an important anniversary, the 25th birthday of the World Wide Web.
In France, there was Minitel. For lawyers, Lexis-Nexis. That all changed when Tim Berners-Lee drew up a flow chart and brought it to his boss who scribbled, vague, but exciting. The idea was for all those different systems to talk to each other. And he had a name for it.
"It was a very ambitious name at the time, for this tiny little experiment from a lab in Switzerland to call itself the World Wide Web," said Marc Weber, curatorial director of Internet History. Watch the video above for Jonathan Bloom's full report.
World Wide Web celebrates 25 years
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