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The Guardian Turns The History Of The Web Into A Snakes & Ladders Game

The Guardian Turns The History Of The Web Into A Snakes & Ladders Game

Online boardgame complemets interview with Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Ross Brooks

In an effort to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web properly, The Guardian decided to create a partial history of its development that could become part of a game of Snakes & Ladders. With every roll of the virtual dice, you can uncover an interesting tidbit about how Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s creation has change over the years.

For those who want to go straight to the game, you can find it right here.


In addition to the board game, The Guardian interviewed Sir Tim Berner-Lee to find out what he thought about the increasing amount of influence exerted on the Internet by governments and corporations. In it, he calls for an online Magna Carta that that would secure the rights of Internet users in each country. If you have any interest in online privacy and how it could evolve in the future, you can read the full article here.

The Guardian


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