The Future Of The World Wide Web

The World Wide Web was created 25 years ago on March 12, 1989, by Sir Tim Berners-Lee.  - (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

The World Wide Web was created 25 years ago on March 12, 1989, by Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

(ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

The Future Of The World Wide Web

On March 12, the World Wide Web turns 25. To mark the occasion, we'll look to the Web's future, including possibilities, concerns and how the decisions we're making now will affect development in the coming decades.

The World Wide Web turns 25 today. In a little over two decades, the Web has revolutionized the way we communicate, do business, access entertainment and share information. To mark the occasion, we look to the future, when experts say the Internet will become like electricity, permeating our lives and raising questions about privacy, security and even the nature of reality.

Guests

Jaron Lanier

computer scientist, author and musician.

Jonathan Zittrain

professor of Law, Harvard Law School, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and co-founder, Berkman Center for Internet & Society; author of "The Future of the Internet: And How to Stop It."

Lee Rainie

director, Pew Internet and American Life Project.

Vint Cerf

vice president and "Chief Internet Evangelist" at Google

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