Sir Tim Berners-Lee Honored in Olympics Opening Ceremony

Sir Tim Berners-Lee was honored during the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics Friday for his work in developing the World Wide Web. During a segment entitled “Frankie and June Say, ‘Thanks Tim,’” Berner-Lee – a professor at MIT, a principal investigator at CSAIL and director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)- generated a Tweet for the viewing audience that was illuminated around the stadium. The message: “This is for everyone.”
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