Tim Berners-Lee Bio Details
Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee
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Date of birth
East Sheen, London, England, UK
Software Engineer (1976)
Oxford University : The Queen's College, Oxford, United Kingdom (Finished 1976)
Tim created a global system based on the concept of hypertext. The prototype was called Enquire.
6th August 1991 is the date the Web went World Wide
Created the first web browser and editor. The world's first website, http://info.cern.ch, was launched on 6 August 1991. It explained the World Wide Web concept and gave users an introduction to getting started with their own websites.
His parents were computer programmers for the first commercially available computer, the Ferranti Mark 1
In 1994, Berners Lee founded the World Wide Web Consortium at the Laboratory of Computer Science (LCS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston. He has served as director of the consortium since then. He also works as a senior research scientist at LCS which has now become the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
He received a knighthood in 2004 from Queen Elizabeth II.
A bronze sculpture of Tim has been put on display at the National Portrait Gallery to mark his 60th birthday
One of Time Magazine’s ‘100 Most Important People of the 20th Century’
Tim and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are working on the next stage of the web, the semantic web, which is standardising data across all industries. Using a universal common operating system will enable companies to operate their own systems on the web.
Inventor of The World Wide Web
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Tim Berners-Lee's former father in law was David Carlson Tim Berners-Lee's former mother in law was Jane Carlson Tim Berners-Lee's former grandfather in law was David Carlson Tim Berners-Lee's former grandmother in law was Gerda Carlson Tim Berners-Lee's former brother in law is Christopher Carlson Tim Berners-Lee's former brother in law is David Carlson Tim Berners-Lee's former wife Nancy Berners-Lee's aunt in law is Janis Ruslink