One of the original developers of WWW along with Tim Berners-Lee. The two were colleagues at CERN where the WWW was born. Cailliau, along with Nicola Pellow, also created the first web browser for the Macintosh system called MacWWW (also known as Samba). The program was sold for 50 European Currency Units making it the first commercial web software.
Robert Cailliau has also designed the logo of the World Wide Web. At the first international WWW Conference in 1994, all six inductees were presented a Chromachron watch with the logo.
Hard disk storage capacities have been increasing over the years. The world's first hard disk, IBM 350 Disk File, could store 5MB of data was announced on 4th September 1956. The first 1TB drive appeared 51 years later in 2007. It took just a couple of years to double the capacity and the first 2GB drive came into the market in 2009. [more...]