Happy Birthday, WWW

The Web is fifteen today. August 6 1991 was the day that Tim Berners-Lee posted the code to the alt-hypertext news group. It was an event as momentous as the appearance of Gutenberg’s bible in 1455, which changed the world. But unlike the inventor of printing by moveable type, Tim has lived to see the effects — or at least the first tremors — of the revolution he triggered.