Tag Archives | World Wide Web

Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Boys Need to Learn Early On to Show Total Respect for All Women – Tim Berners Lee

World Wide Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has spoken out about the Internet culture of misogyny which has seen abuse, shaming, doxing and threats to the physical safety of women involved in online discourse. Sir Tim was taking part in a Reddit Ask-Me-Anything chat yesterday to launch maketechhuman, a new joint initiative from WIRED and Nokia, created to […]

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Video thumbnail for youtube video World Wide Web Explained

World Wide Web Explained

For many people there is very little difference between “world wide web” and “internet”. The terms are used interchangeably by many, but there are distinct differences. This animated video from Ted-Ed gives a really good explanation of what the web is:

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Sean Sherlock TD

Sherlock will Consider Merits of CERN Membership

The Minister for Research and Innovation, Seán Sherlock TD, has announced that he will consider the merits of Ireland joining CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, in the context of an overall review of Ireland’s membership of international research organisations. The Minister has asked his Department to carry out a review of Ireland’s international engagement on research and innovation, […]

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Irish Web Awards Breaks New Record!

We mentioned the nominations list was out for the 2012 Irish Web Awards .. What we didn’t mention, however, was that they’ve broken a new record Over 900 websites were nominated for the awards by over 350 people Damien Mulley, the awards organiser, was both delighted and a bit taken aback by the award’s success […]

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More on the Web Awards

We posted some details of this year’s web awards the other evening, but this was before the official press release had arrived .. The event organiser, Damien Mulley, has a very positive outlook for this year’s event: For our 5th birthday we hope to see over 400 people attend the event and see another increase […]

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