The Ever Evolving Web : The Power of Networks

  title={The Ever Evolving Web : The Power of Networks},
  author={Wendy Hall},
In this article, we consider the Web as a network of networks and reflect on its evolution. We do this by analyzing the reasons why it became the first truly ubiquitous hypertext system against all competitors, and then by looking both at the way it has evolved from a network of linked documents to a system that facilitates social networking on a scale previously unimaginable, and at how it will evolve in the future as a network of linked data and beyond. The study of the Web—its evolution and… CONTINUE READING