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carlsberg2422 karma

Is the source code for the original world wide web implementation available anywhere? The link that several sites points to seems to be dead.

As a software engineer, I am always a little bit disappointed that I was born too late to be among some of these pioneering projects. Anything that I am developing today has been done a million times in various ways. What was the inspiration to start working on the WWW standard? Was there a lot of prior work to build on or was it all from scratch?

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The brain stores an incredible amount of information. How is it able to find the correct stored information among such a huge amount of data? For example, if I say the word "storm", it immediately evokes mental associations of images, sounds, personal experiences, movies we've seen and anything else that is tangentially (sometimes very tangentially, but still) related.