World Wide Web - Prediction

Topics: World Wide Web, Internet, Tim Berners-Lee Pages: 2 (593 words) Published: August 10, 2012

Discussion I

The web has been a place of refuge for many people from all works of life in the sense that one can virtual find answers or clues to many of the so call questions that one may stumble on regarding ones day to day activities (Walt Howe, 2010) from looking up a friend on Facebook, initiating a date or blind date, reading latest news (even from another countries or continents), making orders and even paying bills.

The internet has actually made a lot of things possible, and the pages that are accessed on the web are helped by the technologies that makes up the internet. Arpanet had done a great work providing us with the technologies that can switch packets which helps network data (Lan Peter, 2005).

The concept of the web was actually developed after the second world war by researcher who want their works to be accessed by other research across the globe. Vannevar Bush who many often referenced as the web's theoretical father based on his popular essay at the time which as actually encouraged the developers of internet and the web. (

Now looking at the world wide web from its humble beginning to where we stand today one would have to do more than exaggerating when trying to predict what effect the web will have on people in the nearest future. Presently many things can be achieved by the use of the web today, even the content of the database can be may to be displaced in the web and a whole file can be hyperlinked to a web for everyone who visit the web and may want to see the content of the file (Deitel & Deitel, 2008).

What can we therefore predict about the future effect of the web based on the volumes of documents that are presently available on it today, either to me/us or the children growing or the ones yet to be born? I keep wondering if our children will have to sit within the walls of any classroom to learn whatsoever they need to be learn as many more online tutor and more (simple...
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