Originally, it was designed to facilitate communication between all participants in the same project. The creation of the first WWW server in 1990 marked the beginning of a new era in the history of mankind. This technology has been made available to everyone free of charge. Think about it the next time you open a window on your web browser!
Tim Berners-Lee, Robert Cailliau and Nicola Pellow, the pioneers of the World Wide Web, in 1989, while working at CERN. The web was originally conceived and developed to meet the demand for automated information-sharing between scientists in universities and institutes around the world.
Lois Lammerhuber, CERN.