SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— It’s been 25 years since Tim Berners-Lee published a paper that outlined what was to become the World Wide Web. This should not be confused with the anniversary of the Internet, which happened in 1969 as a Defense Department project.
What’s the difference, you ask? On the early Internet there were all sorts of services you could call software applications and the Web was eventually one of them.
In 1994 the browser came about, which is what made the Internet accessible. What the World Wide Web is a way to go from place to place. It’s how everything is connected.