Friday Links Roundup – Aug 12

10 things you should know about HTML5

HTML5 may not be a fully finalized standard yet, but it isn’t changing much — and adoption is on the rise.

The World Wide Web turns 20 – how it’s changed the world forever

On 6 August 1991, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, then a humble scientist at CERN, made the first page on the World Wide Web publicly availablein a move that, unbeknown to him at the time, would change the world more quickly and profoundly than anything before or since.

Engineer of original IBM PC declares end of PC era

One of the engineers who designed the original IBM PC — which turns 30 on August 12 — says the PC era is over.

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