How Berners-Lee Changed The World

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Berners-Lee’s contributions are used every day by billions of people. People tweet, research, play games, watch videos, learn—the list goes on and on. Without it I couldn’t take this online class. Berners-Lees’ contributions changed the world. Newspapers are read online, bills are paid online, even shopping for dog food can be done online. Information is faster to get and more readily available to people, it’s much easier to cheat in a game a bar trivia now. So many things are easier and more convenient, that some things are starting to fade. Fewer people memorize phone numbers, or check the paper, use encyclopedias, meet at a bar—a lot has changed. We’re living in the Information age, and the changes in society have reflect that.

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