If you work with web, you should at least have the curiosity of how that all came about. That was not something created suddenly, there was a process, an evolution that took the web to stay the way it is today. The story is too long and complicated. For this reason a guy named John Allsopp spent some time helping to shape and understand how it happened and web history and has now launched The Web History Timeline Project to help map all these moments.
Original article in Portuguese here.