From online dispatches
first photo ever uploaded to the Internet 20 years ago has been revealed,
in the photo were members of a comedy group working at CERN in Geneva
where Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, also
worked at the time the photo was taken.
photo was taken by Silvano de Gennaro for the group's CD
cover. Gennaro worked at CERN as an IT developer and as a member of
the Web inventor team.
history happens, you don’t know that you’re in it,” de Gennaro said after
taking the photo before the band got on the stage.
"We had to convince managers that CERN could
connect to the Web and what a useful [thing] it was,"
Jean-François Groff, a member of the team, said. "That's why we
only uploaded serious things [before]. Saying 'Let's do something fun' was