<em>Patt Morrison</em> is known for its innovative discussions of local politics and culture, as well as its presentation of the effects of national and world news on Southern California.
Hosted by

The Edison of our time

Tim Berners-Lee
Tim Berners-Lee
Getty Images

Listen to story

Download this story 3.0MB

In 1989 Tim Berners-Lee had an idea to revolutionize the world we live in. Many people have plans to change the planet for the better; the only difference is that Tim Berners-Lee actually did. In 1990 he developed the rough version of the World Wide Web. You would think that would be sufficient enough for any computer scientist, but there is no rest for the brilliant. Mr. Berners-Lee has now focused on the next iteration of the internet, with a much stronger spotlight on utilizing all of the “Raw Data” that the current internet provides.


Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web and the director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which oversees the Web's continued development