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One of the things I like about the computer that I use is that I can write a program on it or I can download a program on to it and run it. That's kind of important to me, and that's also kind of important to the whole future of the internet... obviously

Tim Berners-Lee in Innovation, Internet, Me

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One of the things I like about the computer that I use is that I can write a program on it or I can download a program on to it and run it. That's kind of important to me, and that's also kind of important to the whole future of the internet... obviously

Tim Berners-Lee

Intellectual property is an important legal and cultural issue. Society as a whole has complex issues to face here: private ownership vs. open source, and so on.

Tim Berners-Lee

We can't blame the technology when we make mistakes.

Tim Berners-Lee

The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past.

Tim Berners-Lee

You affect the world by what you browse.

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When something is such a creative medium as the web, the limits to it are our imagination.

Tim Berners-Lee

The Google algorithm was a significant development. I've had thank-you emails from people whose lives have been saved by information on a medical website or who have found the love of their life on a dating website.

Tim Berners-Lee

It's amazing how quickly people on the internet can pick something up, but it's also amazing how quickly they can drop it.

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The amount of control you have over somebody if you can monitor internet activity is amazing.

Tim Berners-Lee

Celebrity damages private life.

Tim Berners-Lee

The Semantic Web is not a separate Web but an extension of the current one, in which information is given well-defined meaning, better enabling computers and people to work in cooperation.

Tim Berners-Lee

We could say we want the Web to reflect a vision of the world where everything is done democratically. To do that, we get computers to talk with each other in such a way as to promote that ideal.

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Sites need to be able to interact in one single, universal space.

Tim Berners-Lee

I hope we will use the Net to cross barriers and connect cultures.

Tim Berners-Lee

Web users ultimately want to get at data quickly and easily. They don't care as much about attractive sites and pretty design.

Tim Berners-Lee