How do you express your gratitude to British scientist Tim Berners Lee who invented the World Wide Web?Did he get any award/prize for the invension?
Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, OM, KBE, FRS, FREng, FRSA (born 8 June 1955), is a British engineer and computer scientist and MIT professor credited with inventing the World Wide Web, making the first proposal for it in March 1989. On 25 December 1990, with the help of Robert Cailliau and a young student staff at CERN, he implemented the first successful communication between an HTTP client and server via the Internet.
However, the general ideas for the Internet were outlined, also the technological aspect, earlier than Berner-Lee's technological proposal.
In 1999, Time Magazine named Berners-Lee one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century. In 2007, he was ranked Joint First, alongside Albert Hofmann, in The Telegraph's list of 100 greatest living geniuses.
Berners-Lee is the director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which oversees the Web's continued development.
He is also the founder of the World Wide W ...more