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Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the Web, Wins $1 Million Turing Award 2016

Sir Tim Berners-Lee — the inventor of the World Wide Web — has won this year’s A.M. Turing Award, which is frequently described as the “Nobel Prize of Computing,” by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Turing Award is named after Alan Mathison Turing, the British mathematician and computer scientist who was a key contributor to the Allied cryptanalysis of German Enigma cipher and

On This Day 25-years Ago, The World's First Website Went Online

On this day 25 years ago, August 6, 1991, the world’s first website went live to the public from a lab in the Swiss Alps.

So Happy 25th Birthday, WWW! It’s the Silver Jubilee of the world’s first website.

The site was created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the father of the World Wide Web (WWW), and was dedicated to information on the World Wide Web project.

The world’s first website, which ran on