Sir Tim Berners-Lee

The creator of internet!!!

Sir Tim Berners-Lee is a important man do you know him?

He was born on the 8th of June 1955 also was the creator of the World Wide Web!!!

He received a knighthood in 2004 from Queen Elizabeth II and is the director of the internet. He was honoured 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.

How did he invent the internet?

He worked at a place called Cern with other people who brought computers from all over the world . He found it frustrating that everytime he wanted to use a computer as they were all different types, he had to learn how to use the different programmes each time and found this frustratring, he decided to put two programmes together and then realised after more research he could put more programmes together and then inveneted the www.

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