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16th March, 2014

Berners-Lee: the inventor of the worldwide web

A quarter of a century after Tim Berners-Lee started work on a ''large hypertext database with typed links that would in time become the worldwide web, the inventor reappeared last week on the 25th anniversary of his initial proposal to muse on his creation's future.

The British computer scientist, whose initial proposal was describe as ''vague but exciting by his then boss at CERN, is among the few...

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