Tim Berners-Lee knighted

The British inventor of the World Wide Web

As Time Magazine puts it, “From the thousands of interconnected threads of the Internet, he wove the World Wide Web and created a mass medium for the 21st century”. BBC Newsnounces that “Tim Berners-Lee, the British inventor of the world wide web, has received his knighthood from the Queen”. He was knighted with the sword that belonged to the Queen’s father, George V.

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