from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. World Wide Web
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- Initialism of World Wide Web.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol
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Not only fun and interesting for the “flag geek” but educators might find this handy as a tool to actually illustrate just how global the WWW is by using flags to show where servers are located.
I do not know why you guys bother to engage in a conversation, answer WWW, is a looser that pull your chain, ignore the poor fellow, he knows not who he is, what is doing and much less what is saying.
Every day, I'm amazed by the information ecosystem that we call the WWW and how it has changed the way we educate ourselves for ever.
The odd thing about the TBL’s WWW is that while it has done a fantastic job of popularizing Vannevar Bush’s idea of associative links (later renamed “Hypertext” by Ted Nelson), it took us far away from the idea of the read/write collaborative web that we’ve only recently begun to re-discovery through the “invention” of Blogs and Wikis.
Only the true politics junkies would go to such lengths in informing themselves, but if you really wish to know, the WWW is your friend and it is at your fingertips!
In 1989 one of the main objectives of the WWW was to be a space for sharing information.
I think the WWW will be a leveller of sorts - more pictures are available of non-Maxim-style women than ever before, and I think it's bound to make a difference in perception and action upon same.
So, for example, if you were a physicist who invented a new protocol called http and a new service that runs on top of it called the WWW, you wouldn't be able to deploy it until you'd gotten all the CloudSheild filters to recognize your new system.
Perl is one nice example, so are Tcl, HTML that is, the WWW, X windows, and word processors.
Indexing: Indexing Resources on the WWW is a webliography produced by the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at the University of British Columbia about indexing - web, book, journals, databases - all kinds.