Tim Burners Lee
5 facts about tim burners lee
- Time Burners-Lee made the first communication between an HTTP (Hyper test Transfer Protocol) client and server through the internet in November 1989. He invented the World Wide Web.
- He received a knighthood in 2004 from Queen Elizabeth II.
- He is the director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) a group set up to oversee the development of the World Wide Web.
- He was honored during the opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
- He was born on 8th June 1955 in London.
- In 2001, Tim Berners-Lee became a Fellow of the Royal Society.
- He was a very keen trainspotter when he was a child and he enjoyed playing with model railways.
- He has admitted that the pair of slashes (//) in web addresses ended up being unnecessary. He said he could have designed URLs without them, but didn’t realise at the time.
- He was one of Time Magazine’s ‘100 Most Important People of the 20th Century’.
- He is sometimes referred to as TimBL.