Quick: Who is the man most responsible for having developed the World Wide Web? If you said Al Gore you get demerits.
Captain Ed Morrisey at Captain's Quarters has this very interesting piece of modern computer history. Ed writes:
Morrisey quotes from the Telegraph article:
Time Magazine named him one of the 100 Most Important People Of The Century and tells us this about him, according to Captain Ed:
According to Morrisey:
The part that we found most intriguing, although it's commonplace in the history of science, especially in the computer field, is that Berners-Lee realized this world-changing achievement while still in his mid-thirties, and that he accomplished it essentially by himself. Amazing.