Tim Berners-Lee

inventor of the World Wide Web in 1980

born June 8, 1955, London, England

parents met while working on the Ferranti Mark I, the first commercially available computer

Emanuel School, London 1969-73

Queen's College, Oxford, B.A. Hons (I) Physics, 1976

honorary degrees from Parsons School of Design, New York (D.F.A., 1996) , Southampton University (D.Sc., 1996), Essex University (D.U., 1998), Southern Cross University (1998), Open University (D.U., 2000), Columbia University (D.Law, 2001), Oxford University (2001) and University of Port Elizabeth (D.Sc.)

Distinguished Fellow of the British Computer Society, Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Electrical Engineers., Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Fellow of the Royal Society (2001)

Order of the British Empire, 1997

Knight Commander of the British Empire, 2004

inaugural winner of the Millennium Technology Prize, 2004

currently heads up the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"I think the Eureka moment is a bit of a myth. I think when you have a lot of jumbled up ideas they come together slowly over a period of several years."

Tim Berners-Lee

Tim Berners-Lee, Internet Pioneer

Tim Berners-Lee and the History of the World Wide Web

Tim Berners-Lee, Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II (BBC)

Tim Berners-Lee, inaugural winner of the Millennium Technology Prize story at TechNewsWorld

Time Magazine's 20 Most Influential Thinkers of the 20th Century

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