Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Net worth and facts about the World Wide Web inventor


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M ore than thirty years ago, Sir Tim Berners-Lee revolutionised life as we know it by changing the way we communicate and consume information. On March 12, 1989, the London-born computer scientist submitted a proposal for an information management system to help his colleagues at CERN share information amongst themselves. Impressed by the proposal, Sir Tim's boss allowed him time to work on the idea and by 1991 the World Wide Web was up and running. Today, there are nearly two billion websites online and it is hard to imagine life without the web. This is all thanks to the...