Computing History

Alan Turing and Tim Burners-Lee

Alan Turing

Alan Turing was an English mathematitcian, a war time code breaker and a scientist. He was a very influencial man, and played a big part in the science of computers. However the fact he was a homosexual ment that he ended up being prosecuted. Unfortunately he died, after a hard and unfair life, two weeks before is 42nd birthday.

Tim Berners-Lee

Tim Berners-lee is an Engish computer scientist. He aslo holds the title of the inventor of the World Wide Web. Not only did he invent it, but he gave it away to everyone for free. This generosity has earned him much deserved popularity. His invention is used all over the world by the majority of people, hense the name "World Wide Web". His Parents had worked on the worlds first computer so he had probably learnt alot about computers from a young age. Tim Berners-Lee is still alive and is now 57 years old.