Dear Amy: What is a blog? — Alexander, Madison, Wis.
Dear Alexander: “Blog” is an abbreviation of the phrase “Web log,” which is an online journal anyone can post for others to see. The author of the blog can post pictures, stories, articles, hyperlinks and much more. With parental consent and assistance, you can even have your own blog. To learn more about blogs, visit www.designwritingresearch.org/public_pages/how.html#blog. (This site is no longer available.)
Dear Amy: Who invented the World Wide Web? — Maya, Sioux Falls, S.D.
Dear Maya: The inventor of the World Wide Web is Tim Berners-Lee. This invention in 1989 has made a huge contribution to the progression of technology today. Creating the World Wide Web continues to help people obtain and share the same information on computers all over the world. Currently Berners-Lee directs the World Wide Web Consortium, which helps companies and organizations use the Web to its full potential. To read his biography and discover how he came up with the idea for the web, visit www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee.
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