Creator of the webMaker of the web
I' m Sir Tim Berners
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web and one of Time Magazine's "100 Most Important Persons of the Twentieth Century," is a scholar and academician whose pioneering and imaginative work has changed almost every facet of our life. After inventing the Web in 1989 while working at CERN and then working to make it accessible to everyone, Berners-Lee is now devoted to improving and safeguarding the Web's futures.
In addition, he is director of the World Wide Web Consortium, a standard web organization he established in 1994 to help the Web reach its full capacity. He was co-founder of the Open Data Institute (ODI) in 2012, which promotes Open Data in the UK and around the world. Sir Tim is a Oxford University alumnus and currently serves in a number of positions at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology atCSAIL (Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab), USA, and at the University of Oxford, UK.
This includes the award of the first Queen' Elizabeth Prize for Engineering in 2013, the appointment as Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2009 and the knighthood of H.M. Queen Elizabeth in 2004. In 2004 he was honoured with the Finland Millennium Prize and in 2016 with the A.M. Turing Award - often also referred to as the "Nobel Prize for Computers".
Berners-Lee was honoured with the British Order of Merit in 2007 - a unique present from the emperor restricted to only 24 people.
you will find the web at the "kipppunkt".
Today, the world wide web is no longer what Tim Berners-Lee imagined it to be when he created the World Wide Web almost three centuries ago. "If you actually look and speak with the folks on the streets, there's a big difference now. "Connecting all these together makes them so beautiful that they will get along with each other.
" Berners-Lee said that government, business and the public all have a stake to play in getting the web back on track. On Monday, his World Wide Web Foundation presented a "Contract for the Web" in which fundamental rights for everyone to the protection of the Web are set out. Both Facebook and Google already support the deal, although it is not clear what impact it will have on businesses, if any.
"And if the Web is for everyone, then the treaty must be for everyone," said Berners-Lee. An important part of this approach is that businesses should be respectful of consumers' private lives and private information. In particular, Facebook has been reviewed following a string of violations that have exposed sensitive information to billions of people.
In spite of recent laws such as the General European Ordinance on Personal Information The World Wide Web Foundation has estimated that 1.5 billion individuals currently reside in a nation without a full set of laws on the safeguarding of individuals' information. This treaty obliges government to consider the right to private life as a basic right, an ideal that is becoming more and more supported by major technology giants such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.
It also requires government to keep the entire web available at all times. The World Wide Web Foundation, in a joint publication with the Treaty, called on government to safeguard net-neutrality and ensure that all on-line transport is dealt with equally. "An unbiased web is at the core of the creation of the web and its future prosperity and popularity," the paper said.
Nowadays there are nearly 2 billion sites, one for almost all four peoples in the globe. However, the availability of the Internets is still a big obstacle. Over half the world's populace, or nearly 4 billion individuals, are off-line, according to the Annual Survey of the WWW Foundation. There is a decrease in the speed at which humans connect to the web, especially among females.