Where Did HTML Come From?

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You most likely already know that HTML is used to build websites, but do you know where the language came from?

In 1989, a laboratory in CERN was one of the only places in the world that had access to the Internet. The Internet at that time was very different than the cat video utopia and the political dumpster fire that it is now. This Internet was a way for the scientists at CERN to access each other’s computers at…