Or conception day, maybe – which was 12 March 1989. The WWW was officially invented 29 years ago today when Sir Tim Berners-Lee wrote his proposal for a new information system at CERN.
“Vague, but exciting,” his supervisor wrote on the cover of the document, laconically greeting an invention which would transform the world’s economy – and its society too.
Not everybody thinks it has changed things for the better though.
Using our ranked poll, tell us which of the web developments over the last 29 years you think have been the most important.