Sir Tim Berners-Lee and URLs2:23 with Joy Kesten
Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989. In his pursuit, he standardized many of the processes needed to make computers talk to each other. Uniform Resource Locators, or URLs, are one of those processes.
Example of a full URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/07/business/economy/jobs-report-unemployment-february.html
Example of a clean URL: nytimes.com
Fun Fact: The word "hypertext" was invented by Ted Nelson the early 1960s.
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