End of the Hippie Dream: did business break The Web?
Sir Tim Berners-Lee is a scientist and something of an idealist. Oh yes: and he invented The World Wide Web. I wonder what it says in his passport under ‘Occupation’…
In my book that’s about as cool as having been in The Beatles. However I’m certain Sir Tim is worth less than Sir Paul (even without an expensive ex-wife). You see he has deliberately chosen not to exploit his invention for personal gain. Which (many would say) is also pretty cool.
When Mr B-L was working at CERN in 1989-90 he wrote […]