The World Wide Web celebrates at the 12. March birthday

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Happy Birthday! The World Wide Web, which many people equate with the whole of the Internet, is celebrating on the 12th. March 2019 milestone birthday. The computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee (63) presented exactly 30 years ago, for the first time his idea for the World Wide Web at the Cern research centre in Geneva, which allows you to Surf in the current Form.

Meanwhile, can no longer imagine a third of all German life without the Internet, such as from a recent Online survey of “Opinion Matters” on behalf of the telecommunications company Cisco, to the 1.009 people from Germany participated.

This is appreciated by the people on the network

Overall, 42 percent of respondents believe, therefore, that the Best thing about modern Internet is the networking of people, 37 per cent appreciate the improved communication and 34 percent believe in a simpler live through the web. After all, 27 percent estimate that the Internet also enables a new way of working.

in All, 36 percent had not previously expected that the Internet would bring so many benefits. With 49 percent, half of the respondents benefits for health, looks almost 46 percent in the next 30 years, however, better deals in this sector. 44 percent of Germans would in the future like more social justice and a full 60 percent would in the future resort to even better educational opportunities.

Why do the Germans use the Internet?

the survey shows, moreover, what a lot of Germans use the Internet at all. Accordingly, 73 percent of the participants-to-date information obtain, 68 percent one way or the other entertained, and 65 percent use the Internet to stay in contact with friends and family.

More than half of the respondents with an age of over 55 years of age (52 percent), meanwhile, moreover, that the world of work has been influenced by the Internet. In the case of the 16 – to 24-Year-olds these are just 46 per cent. Cisco explains this survey value, in order that younger participants perceive this influence often probably correct, as you know, a world without the Internet.