WWW Inventor Tim Berners-Lee Wins $1 Million Turing Award

Without a doubt, Tim Berners-Lee is one of the world’s most influential people when it comes to issues like online privacy and transparency. The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has now awarded him the 2016 Turning Award.Often called the Nobel Prize for Computing, this award is given to individuals who make “major contributions of lasting importance to computing.” In its announcement, ACM cited him for “inventing the World Wide Web, the first web browser, and the fundamental protocols and algorithms allowing the web to scale.” This year’s award marks the 50th anniversary of Turning Award.

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