Sir Timothy John “Tim” Berners-Lee, (born 8 June 1955), is a British computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web.

He made a proposal for an information management system in March 1989, and he implemented the first successful communication between a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) client and server via the Internet sometime around mid November of that same year.

Berners-Lee is the director of the World Wide Web Consortium, which oversees the Web’s continued development.

In 2004, Berners-Lee was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his pioneering work. He was honoured as the “Inventor of the World Wide Web” during the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony, in which he appeared in person, working with a vintage NeXT Computer at the London Olympic Stadium. He tweeted “This is for everyone”, which instantly was spelled out in LCD lights attached to the chairs of the 80,000 people in the audience.

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Description This NeXT workstation (a NeXTcube) was used by Tim Berners-Lee as the first Web server on the en:World Wide Web. It is shown here as displayed in 2005 at Microcosm, the public science museum at CERN (where Berners-Lee was working in 1991 when he invented the Web).

The document resting on the keyboard is a copy of “Information Management: A Proposal,” which was Berners-Lee’s original proposal for the World Wide Web.

The partly peeled off label on the cube itself has the following text: “This machine is a server. DO NOT POWER IT DOWN!!”

Just below the keyboard (not shown) is a label which reads: “At the end of the 80s, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web using this Next computer as the first Web server.”

The book is probably “Enquire Within upon Everything”, which TBL describes on page one of his book Weaving the Web as “a musty old book of Victorian advice I noticed as a child in my parents’ house outside London”.

That “DO NOT POWER IT DOWN” label needs to be on a t-shirt.

Happy Birthday, WWW

There’s plenty of coverage today for the 25th anniversary of Tim Berners-Lee’s original proposal for what eventually became the web, and of his wish for a bill of rights to shape future use and governance.

The web has been a huge part of my life for many years, from those first (clunky!) Lynx-powered experiences at University, through the remarkable opportunities hinted at by Mosaic, to the pervasive insertion into most aspects of work and life today.

What, I wonder, will it look like in another 25 years?

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