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America's first website celebrates its 10th anniversary

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On Wednesday, the predecessor to all you're viewing now celebrated the 10th anniversary of its conception. Created by Dr Paul Kunz for the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center's information database, it helped excite other scientists about the potential of the 'world wide web' and its uses as an academic tool.
The interface, though gross and plain by our standards, was a vast improvement to its predesessors, so much so that there's now an estimated 500 million people on the 'web' in 10 short years.


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