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  World Wide Web Consortium
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential.
CSS is one of the Web's most widely implemented languages.
Linking microformats to the Semantic Web, the GRDDL mechanism is used to extract RDF statements from XHTML and XML content using programs such as XSLT.
www.w3.org   (788 words)

  
  World Wide Web - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the case of a typical web page, the HTML text, graphics and any other files that form a part of the page will be requested and returned to the client (the web browser) in quick succession.
The World Wide Web finally gained critical mass with the 1993 release of the graphical Mosaic web browser by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications developed by Marc Andreessen.
By definition or by necessity, the Web has such a massive potential for social exchange, it has the potential to nurture empathy and symbiosis, but it also has the potential to incite belligerence on a global scale, or even to empower demagogues and repressive regimes in ways that were historically impossible to achieve.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World_Wide_Web   (3700 words)

  
 Understanding the World Wide Web   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The World Wide Web is often abbreviated as the Web or WWW.
The World Wide Web was developed in 1989 by Tim Berners-Lee of the European Particle Physics Lab (CERN) in Switzerland.
Web browsers use the URL to retrieve the file from the host computer and the specific directory in which it resides.
library.albany.edu /internet/www.html   (3302 words)

  
 Encyclopedia article on World Wide Web [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The World Wide Web ("WWW", or simply "Web") is an information space in which the items of interest, referred to as resources, are identified by global identifiers called Uniform Resource Identifiers (URI).
Hypertext is viewed using a program called a web browser which retrieves pieces of information, called "documents" or "web pages", from web servers and displays them, typically on a computer monitor.
Some journalists first encountered the Web through the text browser written by Nicola Pellow and this engendered a myth that the Web was text-only until Mosaic came along.
encyclozine.com /World_Wide_Web   (1691 words)

  
 Astronomical World Wide Web Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The A.S.P. is one of the leading organizations in the world in astronomy education.
AN is the oldest astronomical journal of the world that is still being published.
It is devoted to the recording, summarizing, and indexing of the relevant publications throughout the world.
www.stsci.edu /astroweb/net-www.html   (8956 words)

  
 The World Wide Web [encyclopedia]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The World Wide Web, or 'web', is a service that allows computer users to quickly and easily navigate the Internet, giving them access to hundreds of millions of multimedia documents ('pages'), interlinked by hypertext -- references to other documents (on the same or another computer), that might also be of interest to the user.
The web was conceived in 1989 by Tim Berners-Lee and colleagues at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland., as a way for scientists to share documents and data.
Their fundamental creations, which the web has been built on, were HTML, and HTTP - a protocol for hypertext transfer from servers to clients.
www.kosmoi.com /Computer/Internet/WWW   (1816 words)

  
 World Wide Web Resources for Social Workers Redirect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
World Wide Web Resources for Social Workers was closed in January of 2005.
In addition, the IP web site will also now include a selection of items that are fee based (the journal charges the fee not us).
Our decision to include these items was based on the fact that some may be of such interest to some readers that they will want to pay to obtain them, or access them through a local public library, or email the article’s author for a reprint.
www.nyu.edu /socialwork/wwwrsw   (346 words)

  
 About W3C
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international consortium where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards.
In order for the Web to reach its full potential, the most fundamental Web technologies must be compatible with one another and allow any hardware and software used to access the Web to work together.
Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web in 1989 while working at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), has served as the W3C Director since W3C was founded, in 1994.
www.w3.org /Consortium   (697 words)

  
 WWW-VL: World History Index and History Central Catalogue | The World Wide Virtual Library
The WWW VL History Central Catalogue is now maintained by Serge Noiret and Inaki Lopez Martin at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
The World Wide Web Virtual Library was founded in 1991 by Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the Web.
The archives of the WWW VL History central catalogue are at archive.org.
vlib.iue.it /history   (765 words)

  
 About The World Wide Web
The World Wide Web (known as "WWW', "Web" or "W3") is the universe of network-accessible information, the embodiment of human knowledge.
The World Wide Web began as a networked information project at CERN, where Tim Berners-Lee, now Director of the World Wide Web Consortium [W3C], developed a vision of the project.
Through the use hypertext and multimedia techniques, the web is easy for anyone to roam, browse, and contribute to.
www.w3.org /WWW   (415 words)

  
 Exploring the Web: Learning Goals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Understand what the Internet is, what the World-Wide Web is, and how the web works
Use indexes and search tools to find information on the web.
Web administrator: webmaster@georgiacenter.uga.edu All contents copyright © 1998 University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
www.gactr.uga.edu /exploring/index.html   (116 words)

  
 What is World Wide Web? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
There are several applications called Web browsers that make it easy to access the World Wide Web; Two of the most popular being Netscape Navigator and Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
Also see The Difference Between the Internet and the World Wide Web in the Did You Know.
This resource page provides an overview of the world wide Web, links to information on browsers, servers, Web pages, scripts and images, and related Web resource links.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/W/World_Wide_Web.html   (514 words)

  
 9th International World Wide Web Conference
The Ninth International World Wide Web Conference (WWW9) was held on May 15-19, 2000 in Amsterdam, the capital of The Netherlands.
Leaders from industry, academia, and government presented the latest developments in Web technology, and discussed the issues and challenges facing the Web community as it moves into the 21st Century.
The International World Wide Web Conferences are events of the International World Wide Web Conference Committee (IW3C2), and are managed by Foretec Seminars, Inc.
www.www9.org   (135 words)

  
 World Wide Web Designs
At World Wide Web Designs, we believe in the oldest form of commerce and that is....the bartering of products and services.
Donna Snyder founded the American Association of Webmasters (AAWM) in 2002 and The World Wide Web Awards in 2003.
Global applicants apply to the American Association Of Webmasters and the World Wide Web Awards, looking to gain credibility and recognition to their websites from our highly rated Award Programs.
www.worldwidewebdesigns.net   (380 words)

  
 The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Indigenous Studies CWIS George Manuel Library
The Center For World Indigenous Studies (CWIS) and the Chief George Manuel Library are pleased to support and contribute to the development and maintenance of the World Wide Web Virtual Library.
Center for World Indigenous Studies - The Center fosters better understanding between peoples through the publication and distribution of literature written and voiced by leading contributors from Fourth World Nations.
UNPO is an international organization created by nations and peoples around the world, who are not represented as such in the world's principal international organizations, such as the United Nations.
www.cwis.org /wwwvl/indig-vl.html   (1453 words)

  
 info.cern.ch - the website of the world's first-ever web server
Hypertext would enable users to browse easily between texts on web pages using links; The first examples were developed on NeXT computers.
By November 1992, there were 26 servers in the world, and by October 1993 the figure had increased to over 200 known web servers.
Although the Web's conception began as a tool to aid physicists answer tough questions about the Universe, today its usage applies to various aspects of the global community and affects our daily lives.
info.cern.ch /hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html   (669 words)

  
 Welcome To World Wide Web Awards
"As one of Worlds peak internet bodies, the Awards of World Wide Web Awards Program are amongst the most prestigious available - and hence, amongst some of the more difficult to win on the web.
When a surfer visits your website and sees the WORLD WIDE WEB Awards Graphic displayed, they know that they are visiting a website that is a step above the rest.
Winners may post their winning Web Award announcement in their news section, newsletters, local media or e-mail campaign ads.
www.worldwidewebawards.net   (504 words)

  
 IAWWW - The Global Internal Auditing Resource for professionals
Advertise with the IAWWW and know that your message is reaching a global audience of thousands of professionals around the world.
Let other professionals know what it is you do and how well you do it.
Looking through various job posting web sites and local help wanted ads, I've noticed a plethora of audit-related job openings.
www.bitwise.net /iawww   (319 words)

  
 The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Sustainable Development
World Business Council for Sustainable Development, eco-efficiency through high standards of environmental and resource management in business.
World Resources Institute (WRI), sustainable development indicators, biodiversity, climate change, environmental education, forest frontiers initiative, forest resources, health and environment, africa, sustainable agriculture, trends and indicators, world resources.
Statistical Resources on the Web, agriculture; business and industry; cost of living; demographics; economics; education; energy; finance and currency; foreign economics; foreign governments; foreign trade; government finances; government resources; health (natality, morbidity, mortality); housing; labor; military; politics; science (computers, environment, personnel, RandD); sociology (children, crime, elderly, immigration); transportation; weather.
www.ulb.ac.be /ceese/meta/sustvl.html   (4668 words)

  
 Company adds eyes to the World Wide Web - Tampa Bay Business Journal:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
TARPON SPRINGS -- Web cams may be fun for watching traffic, sunsets or college sorority sisters, but the blurry images they relay have limited commercial use.
Improved quality and lower cost are making Web cams more popular for surveillance, said John A. Reutter, a director of the Florida Association of Licensed Investigators.
The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of bizjournals.
tampabay.bizjournals.com /tampabay/stories/2002/07/15/story7.html   (649 words)

  
 CRM - World Wide Web Encyclopedia CD
World Wide Web Encyclopedia CD Ed Tittel, J. Michael Stewart
This comprehensive reference tool includes everything from simple definitions to finding the latest JAVA applets – everything you'll need on any Internet or WWWeb related subject.
Ed Tittel resides in Austin and has written 20 books including the best-selling Foundations of WWW Programming (IDG).
www.charlesriver.com /Books/BookDetail.aspx?productID=8782   (92 words)

  
 Internet & World Wide Web History
A Little History of the World Wide Web
A Short History of the Web by Robert Cailliau
People Who Have Contributed to the World Wide Web Project
www.elsop.com /wrc/h_web.htm   (156 words)

  
 WWW2006 - WWW 2006: 23-26th May: The 15th International World Wide Web Conference
WWW2006 - WWW 2006: 23-26th May: The 15th International World Wide Web Conference
WWW2006 has called on webmasters from UK local authority and central government to attend the conference tutorials and workshops to increase their understanding of the latest Web standards and encourage them to be adopted.
The conference organisers and sponsors are keen to encourage participation of the academic community and students in the conference.
www2006.org   (298 words)

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