The web is a miracle

Tim Berners-Lee sends a strong message at the 2012 Summer Olympics: “this is for everyone”.

I don’t think the web could happen again.

A public-minded developer, operating in a public service research institution, built an open knowledge-base with no eye on profit or even productizing it. Because of its openness and simplicity, it spread to other like-minded researchers, and then beyond. It wasn’t a product or a startup or a…

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