The Web at 25: Reflections From Germany

2014-12-15 // by Dillon Mann

This year, we invited citizens from around the globe to reflect on the Web at 25, and share their hopes for the future of the Web. The Federal Foreign Office of Germany prepared a short film on the topic, asking ordinary Germans for their views on the Web at 25. We’re delighted to share the film here. … Read more ›

Reflections on the Web at 25 in Africa

2014-5-21 // by Dillon Mann

Writing for The Guardian, Dr Bitange Ndemo, former permanent secretary of communications in Kenya, and chairperson of the Alliance for Affordable Internet, has shared his thoughts on the Web’s impact in Africa over the past 25 years.  Here’s an excerpt from the piece:  “Young people are leveraging broadband to innovate. Less than 10 years ago, you would not… Read more ›

Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s address at Net Mundial

2014-5-7 // by Dillon Mann

On 23 April, Sir Tim Berners-Lee addressed the Net Mundial conference in Brazil. He spoke alongside Brazilian President Dilma Rouseff and a host of other dignitaries. Here is the text of his remarks: “Twenty-five years ago, when the Internet had been running for 20 years, there was internet mail and net news and remote login, but there was no web.  No… Read more ›

Web 25 - Small Grants Available to Help Celebrate the Web’s Birthday

2014-3-31 // by Dillon Mann

The Web We Want Campaign, co-organised by the Web Foundation is inviting individuals and organisations around the world to help celebrate the Web’s birthday throughout the 25th anniversary year. The movement is inviting you put forward your own proposal for a “birthday party” event or action that will get popular audiences involved in debating, celebrating and imagining the Web… Read more ›

Yahoo and Web Foundation Event Celebrates Web 25th Anniversary in Vancouver

2014-3-20 // by Dillon Mann

On Wednesday 19 March, Yahoo and the Web Foundation hosted a party in Vancouver to celebrate the Web’s 25th birthday. Themed ‘25 on 25’, the event featured some of the Web’s most famous users sharing their memories of the past 25 years and discussing wishes for its future. Attendees and participants included Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, musician and activist will.i… Read more ›