Shaping how we experience the internet

WHAT: Roy Fielding was a software researcher at UCI’s Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences in 1993 when he authored a new way to retrieve and view documents on the internet. The hypertext transfer protocol – known as HTTP – changed the internet forever.

QUOTE: “I knew the web would be the printing press of the internet age.” – Roy Fielding

FUN FACT: Fielding’s dissertation on HTTP is one of the most referenced dissertations on the web.