Computor History And Technology

Alan Turning and Tim Berners-Lee

Alan Turning and Tim Berners-Lee

Who Is Alan Turing?

Alan Turning was just 24 years old when he discovered computer science. He realised if anything was written down and converted into symbols, the computer would be able to read it. In WW2 he was sent to build machines to crack the Germans codes. He was arrested for being homosexual. On the 7th of June 1954, he committed suicide by putting poison into an apple and eating it.

Who is Tim Berners- Lee?

Tim Berners- Lee created the world wide web, (aka. www.) He was born on the 8th of June 1955. He made a proposal for an information management system in March 1989. He is also the founder of the world wide wed foundation. In 2004 he was knighted by queen Elizabeth ll for his pioneering work.