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# World Wide Web

All time
# nft
Inventor Tim Berners-Lee puts original World Wide Web files up for auction
Digitally-signed source code documents will go under the hammer as a non-fungible token.
# World Wide Web
Today is the 25th anniversary of the public internet in Ireland
Trinity College Dublin was the first Irish organisation to connect to the internet, via leased lined delivered by Telecom Eireann to the O’Reilly Institute.
# World Wide Web
16 things all Irish people did in the early days of the internet
Those WERE the days.
# Take a Break
What life would be like without the internet
Imagine you couldn’t send pictures of cute kittens across the web… travesty.
# surfing the web
9 ways every noughties teen mortified themselves on the internet
MSN, Neopets, word art… it was a dark time.
# annoying dot com
10 wonderfully passive-aggressive birthday wishes for the web
Happy birthday, thanks for the horrible attention span!
# 22nd century
Open thread: What invention would you most like to see?
Be as creative as you like.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you too reliant on the internet?
Do you get panicked if you can’t check your emails or your exact location?
# Happy Birthday
The web is 25 today. Here are the moments that helped define it
The web has evolved in many ways since Sir Tim Berners-Lee submitted his proposal for it back in 1989.
# Happy Birthday Colin
Boy tells mammy he has no friends for birthday party, she finds him a million online
Colin’s 11th birthday is going to be the best ever.
# Back To The Future
We didn't think much of the internet in 1995
This Newsweek article from February of ’95 is, well, damning.
# World Wide Web
11 things that make you want to give the internet a slap across the face
# this modern love
12 examples of how social media tears romance apart
Do you think Cupid has a Twitter? No. No, he does not.
# World Wide Web
Website tracks the day's most popular gifs
SPOILER: One Direction are really popular.
# my territory
Here's how Breaking Bad took over the internet
From Reddit to YouTube parodies.
# World Wide Web
Remember how we saw the internet in the 1990s?
It was an incredible place. Let’s look through the archive…
Over €9,000 spent on redesign of Taoiseach’s website
The new-look website was recently the subject of an overhaul that cost a little over €9,000.
# www
Where is the world's first ever web page?
Scientists at the organisation that invented the World Wide Web aren’t even sure.
# cosplayerific
You won't believe the detail of these incredible Cosplay costumes
If you don’t know what Cosplay is, that’s ok too, there’s an explanation inside.
# World Wide Web
Man who invented web: 'No, there is no button to kill the internet'
Tim Berners-Lee says there’s no single way to kill the internet – unless governments around the world acted in unison.
# celebration
Happy 21st birthday, World Wide Web! You’re now officially a grownup
Now here are some things you should REALLY grow out of.
# Internet usage
One in five Irish adults has never used the internet
Statistics compiled by the European Union show that 21 per cent of people aged 18 to 74 have never been online.
# Internet
.phew, .abouttime: Internet naming body agrees to expand domain names
The organisation has voted to allow the creation of new domain suffixes, meaning .google, .apple or .thejournal are a possibility.