Saturday, February 18, 2017

Marc Andreessen (Netscape)

Marc Andreessen was born in a small town and went to a college surrounded by farms. March was born on July 9 1971, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Marc and his family moved to New Lisbon, Wisconsin, when Marc was about two years old.

Marc was fascinated by computers from an early age. When Marc was nine, he taught himself to program computers using books he checked out of the library. Marc was a National merit Scholar in high school and knew that college was his ticket out of New Lisbon.

Marc encountered the Web shortly after it was introduced in1991 by Tim Berners-Lee. Marc is the man who invented the first widely used web browser and it was called Mosaic, which later became Netscape Navigator.

Much of the work that went into creating those browser in now present in Firefox. Marc made the World Wide Web consumer friendly, with his graphical Netscape Web browser. In the mid 1990s, he went on to challenge Microsoft for dominance on the new frontier of e-commerce.
Marc Andreessen (Netscape)
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