(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Next week, Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web, will be giving a speech about the future of the Web at the Qatar Computing Research Institute.
The public lecture, titled “The World Wide Web and the Next 25 Years”, will focus on future challenges and opportunities facing the technology.
“Sir Tim will discuss how he believes the World Wide Web can maximise its benefit to humanity by using its power to promote scientific collaboration to solve major problems, apply democratic and rational principles of governance, and build understanding and empathy across national and cultural borders,” states a press release from QCRI.
Tim Berners-Lee, named one of the 100 greatest minds in the 20th century, created the World Wide Web in 1989 and was knighted in 2004 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for his development of the Internet.
The meeting will be held on Sunday, March 23rd, at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha, Qatar.