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Inventor of the Web Tim Berners-Lee Receives Turing Award

Sir Tim Berners-Lee is the recipient of the 2016 ACM A.M. Turing Award for inventing the World Wide Web, the first web browser and the fundamental protocols and algorithms allowing the Web to scale. The following are quotes from Sir … Continue reading

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Organizing the world’s information, one reference at a time

In his book Weaving the Web, Tim Berners-Lee writes: I was excited about escaping from the straightjacket of hierarchical documentation systems…. By being able to reference everything with equal ease, the web could also represent associations between things that might … Continue reading

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