Sir Tim Berners-Lee at SXSW 2013: The Man Who Invented the Web

Written by Hugh Forrest | Monday, May 27, 2013

A visionary whose innovations paved the way for the Internet as we know it today, Sir Tim Berners-Lee now serves as Director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). At the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival, he anchored a standout featured speaker lineup that showcased some of the most creative minds in the new media industry.

Berner-Lee's presentation addressed "Open Web Platform: Hopes and Fears" and was received with a resounding standing ovation from a large and enthusiastic SXSW audience. If you didn't get to attend the session in March in Austin, here's an excerpt from his scintillating talk.

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