English computer scientist and engineer, invented the World Wide Web
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About Tim Berners-Lee
Tim Berners-Lee is an English scientist, who is mostly known as the inventor of the World Wide Web.
During the 1980s he was working at CERN where he was fed up with the way information was being shared. As a result he visualized a system that would freely move information not only in CERN, but internationally. He was the one to create the http protocol, the HTML language and he is the corner stone of the Internet as we know it today.
He was also knighted a sir in 2004 and he is the writer of many books and articles.
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Famous quotes by Tim Berners-Lee
Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.Tim Berners-Lee
Intellectual property is an important legal and cultural issue. Society as a whole has complex issues to face here: private ownership vs. open source, and so on.Tim Berners-Lee
Sites need to be able to interact in one single, universal space.Tim Berners-Lee
The Google algorithm was a significant development. I've had thank-you emails from people whose lives have been saved by information on a medical website or who have found the love of their life on a dating website.Tim Berners-Lee
The Semantic Web is not a separate Web but an extension of the current one, in which information is given well-defined meaning, better enabling computers and people to work in cooperation.Tim Berners-Lee
The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past.Tim Berners-Lee
The Web is now philosophical engineering. Physics and the Web are both about the relationship between the small and the large.Tim Berners-Lee
We could say we want the Web to reflect a vision of the world where everything is done democratically. To do that, we get computers to talk with each other in such a way as to promote that ideal.Tim Berners-Lee
We shouldn't build a technology to colour, or grey out, what people say. The media in general is balanced, although there are a lot of issues to be addressed that the media rightly pick up on.Tim Berners-Lee
Web users ultimately want to get at data quickly and easily. They don't care as much about attractive sites and pretty design.Tim Berners-Lee
You affect the world by what you browse.Tim Berners-Lee
Tim Berners-Lee's Popularity
Tim Berners-Lee is a famous English computer scientist and engineer, invented the World Wide Web, who was born on June 8, 1955. As a person born on this date, Tim Berners-Lee is listed in our database as the 5th most popular celebrity for the day (June 8) and the 7th most popular for the year (1955).
People born on June 8 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Tim Berners-Lee is the 137th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Tim Berners-Lee's birthday, Tim Berners-Lee is the 132nd most famous English and ranks 30th in famous people born in London, England, UK.
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