Computing Pioneers

Tim Berners Lee

Tim Berners Lee is a British computer scientist who had in fact invented the world wide web.He was born in the 8th of June 1955 and he studied physics in the Oxford University and later on he came to become a software engineer.Tim also created the first website and it was called, http://info.cern.ch, and it was launched on the precise date of the 6th of August 1991.In 1994 Tim had founded the WWW consortium at the LCS (laboratory of computer science) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston.

Alan Turing

Alan Turing was born in the 23rd of June 1912. He was a computer scientist and also an English Mathematician who was born in Maida Vale, London. He was also one of the people who worked on the first computers and was the first one to think up the concept of the computer, and to even think that he will be able to use one. And finally936 he made a machine, a machine that was named after his own surname, the Turing Machine, even though it was just imaginary, it included a concept of a program. Also in the period of World War 2 Alan helped the Germans to crack codes. But then suddenly on the 7th of June 1954 he was poisoned while he was eating an apple, by cyanide.