Timothy John Berners Lee was born on 8 June 1955 and grew up in London. He studied physics at Oxford University and became a software engineer.
sir clive sinclair
Sir Clive Sinclair is a British born entrepreneur and inventor who launched his first mass market consumer product in 1962. Known to be an expert at miniaturization, Clive has brought to mass market over 100 highly innovative consumer products through various successful large companies such as Sinclair Radionics and Sinclair Research. Some product examples include the world's first pocket television of 1966, the world's first pocket calculator of 1972 and the UKs best selling personal computer of all time in 1982. More recently Clive and his team have developed several exciting new products such as the Sea-Doo Water Scooter dive propulsion vehicle pictured right.
The winner of the Design Museum's inaugural Designer of the Year award in 2003 was JONATHAN IVE (1967-), senior vice-president of design at Apple whose innovations include the iPod, iMac, iPhone and iPad.
As senior vice-president of design at Apple, Jonathan Ive has combined what he describes as “fanatical care beyond the obvious stuff” with relentless experiments into new tools, materials and production processes, to design such ground-breaking products as the iMAC, iBook, the PowerBook G4 and the iPod MP3 player. He won the Design Museum's first Designer of the Year prize for the 2002 iMac and iPod.