Posts Tagged ‘Tim Berners-Lee’

The chemical Web at 22 and where it might go.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
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This post is prompted by the appearance of a retrospective special issue of C&E news, with what appears to be its very own Website: internet.cenmag.org. It contains articles and interviews with many interesting people, along with several variations on the historical (albeit rather USA-centric) perspectives and a time-line covers many of the key innovations (again, from a USA-perspective). Some subjects are covered in greater depth, including computational chemistry. The periodic table too gets coverage, but surprisingly that is not of Mark Winter’s WebElements, which carries the impressive 1993-2015 continuous timeline (hence 22 in the title!).  

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Computers 1967-2011: a personal perspective. Part 2. 1985-1989.

Friday, July 8th, 2011
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As a personal retrospective of my use of computers (in chemistry), the Macintosh plays a subtle role. (more…)