Broadcast: Debating the 15th anniversary of the Web

With Professor Wendy Hall, on BBC News 24, I debated the significance of the 15th anniversary of the Web

BBC 5 O’Clock News, TX 17:35 BST, 04/08/2006

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Professor Wendy Hall and Nico Macdonald interviewed on the 15th anniversary of the Web. Themes discussed: how much the success of the Web was anticipated; importance of ease of use of the Web; the scale of the technological revolution; importance of broadband; the lack of understanding of the value of the Web; importance of writing as well as reading Web sites; and the importance of mobile devices for Web access.

BBC News 24: WWW Anniversary item

Themes discussed: how much the success of the Web was anticipated; the importance of ease of use of the Web; the scale of the technological revolution; the importance of broadband; the lack of understanding of the value of the Web; the importance of writing as well as reading Web sites; and the importance of mobile devices for Web access

Dame Wendy Hall is Regius Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southampton, UK, and is an Executive Director of the Web Science Institute. She was Dean of the Faculty of Physical Science and Engineering from 2010 to 2014, and was Head of the School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) from 2002 to 2007.

University of Southampton Electronics & Computer Science Web site

Published by Nico Macdonald

Communication, facilitation and consultancy around design and technology

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