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Jay Hoffman teamed up with CSS-Tricks to deliver an ongoing series about the history of the web.

The first chapter is titled “Birth” and speaks about how the WWW came to be. It’s a captivating read. I especially like the quote

Vague, but exciting…

This is a comment by Mike Sendall, who was Berners-Lee’s boss at the time. He wrote it as a note on the first formal proposal for the WWW titled “Information Management, a Proposal” by Berners-Lee from 1989.

Today, as you know, the web is

[…] used by billions of people and runs through everything we do. It is among the most remarkable technological achievements of the 20th century.

Looking forward to this series.


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