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Openbook is the latest dream of a digital life beyond Facebook

As tech’s social giants wrestle with antisocial demons that appear to be both an emergent property of their platform power, and a consequence of specific leadership and values failures (evident

MEPs vote to reopen copyright debate over ‘censorship’ controversy

A 318-278 majority of MEPs in the European Parliament has just voted to reopen debate around a controversial digital copyright reform proposal — meaning it will now face further debate and scrut

Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the world wide web, wins ‘computing’s Nobel Prize’

Tim Berners-Lee, the man credited with inventing the world wide web, has been honored with the 2016 Turing Award. The award, which is often referred to as the Nobel Prize for the computing industry, i

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The imagination is a powerful thing, and what it creates may in fact be powerful beyond our imagining. That was certainly the case with Sir Tim Berners-Lee and the World Wide Web, the creation of whic

Open-Sourcing Data Is The Only Way Forward For An Advanced Internet Economy

The founder of all that we survey on the web, Tim Berners-Lee, said on this site a few years ago that, “Data is the New Links.” He argued that with the ever-expanding world of data-driven products

Beauty By Design: The Intersection Of Data And Digital Art

It’s only through parallel creative exploration that the broader ramifications of open data can be clarified and communicated, both in terms of the value of the art itself and also what it can revea

Online Bill Of Rights Needed To Protect Democracy, Says Berners-Lee

Tim Berners-Lee, the man who pioneered the interconnected information management system we now know colloquially as the Web (he called it the World Wide Web), has called for an online Magna Carta to p

HTML Pioneer Tim Berners-Lee Calls For More Online Innovation To Break Down Cultural Barriers And Build New Business Models

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the hyperlinked World Wide Web, isn't entirely happy with what he has helped to create -- and has thrown down the gauntlet to web developers to come up with more disru

Web Inventor Tim Berners-Lee Joins Net Neutrality Support Group

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/tbl.jpg" />t's one thing when one of us here stand up for <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/net-neutrality/">Net Neutrality</a>, but

Tim Berners-Lee advocates for open data

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/ted-tbl-open-data.jpg" /><em>Sir</em> Tim Berners-Lee speaks at TED2010 about the value of open data.

Full Circle In Sight As Inventor Of The World Wide Web Signs Up For Twitter

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/lee-twitter-215x193.jpg" width="215" height="193" />Sir Timothy John <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/tim-berners-lee">"Tim" Berners-

Twenty Years Later, The Web Is Finally Turning Into a Computer

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/tim-berners-lee-215x170.jpg" width="215" height="170" /> Today, the Web turns 20 years old. In the <a href="http://blog.ted.com/2009/03/tim_