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

TEDGlobal 2011 · 5:41 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Ian Ritchie: The day I turned down Tim Berners-Lee
5:41 · Filmed July 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011 · Subtitles available in 34 languages

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.

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