Tim Berners Lee

Topics: World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee, Internet Pages: 2 (278 words) Published: December 20, 2012
Tim Berners Lee


_Tim berners Lee was born on 8th June 1955 in south east London, England. He’s the son of Conway burners Lee and Mary Lee woods.

_ He attended Sheen Mount Primary School, and then went on to Emanuel School in London, from 1969 to 1973. He studied at The Queen's College, Oxford, from 1973 to 1976, where he received a first-class degree in Physics.

_He accepted a fellowship at CERN in Geneva in 1980 and while at Cern he proposes a project based on hypertext and built a prototype of the World Wide Web system called ENQUIRE.

_After leaving CERN in 1980, he went to work at John Poole's Image Computer Systems, Ltd, in Bournemouth, England. He worked on a real-time remote procedure call which gives him experience in computer networking and he returned to Cern in 1984.

_With his CERN Colleagues, he created a communications protocol called HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that standardized communication between computer servers and clients and it was released in 1991 marking the beginning of the WWW.

_In 1994 he joined MIT's Laboratory for Computer Science as director of the World Wide Web Consortium. His numerous honours include the inaugural Millennium Technology Prize (2004) and the Charles Stark Draper Prize (2007).

_Info.cern.ch was the address of the world's first-ever web site and web server, running on a NeXT computer at CERN. The first web page address washttp://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html, which centred on information regarding the WWW project

He was the man created the Internet or WWW, introducing a whole new level of communications and Information sharing within people.
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