Loading…

Ian Ritchie:
The day I turned down Tim Berners-Lee

TEDGlobal 2011 · 5:41 · Filmed Jul 2011
Subtitles available in 34 languages
View interactive transcript
498,217 Total views
Your impact
Share this talk and
track your influence!

Imagine it's late 1990, and you've just met a nice young man named Tim Berners-Lee, who starts telling you about his proposed system called the World Wide Web. Ian Ritchie was there. And ... he didn't buy it. A short story about information, connectivity and learning from mistakes.

pin This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.
Software entrepreneur
Ian Ritchie Full bio

Discuss

58 comments

Enthusiastically agree? Respectfully beg to differ? Have your say here.

2000 characters remaining
Please or sign up to add comments.
Sort comments by
There are currently no comments for this talk.