The creator of the Web, Tim Berners-Lee. The World Wide Web has been compared to Bell's telephone and Marconi's radio in it's revolutionary impact on the world. Berners-Lee has long maintained that the Web is for the common good, despite efforts by others to make it otherwise. His new book is "Weaving the Web The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web by Its Inventor." Berners-Lee is the director of the World Wide Web Consortium which coordinates Web development. (Harpers)
Steve Jobs is one of the founders of Apple Computers; and he led the development of the Macintosh computer. In 1985 he founded NeXT Computer. It's mission is to develop customized software for businesses; two of their applications are OPENSTEP and NEXTSTEP. Jobs is also the owner of the computer animation company, Pixar. They've made the first feature-length computer-animated film, "Toy Story," in conjunction with Walt Disney, Inc. Jobs will talk with Terry about the future of computer technology.
The creator of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee. He created the web in 1989, as a way to organize his own projects. The Web has grown rapidly since then. In 1992 there were 100 sites on it, as of last May there were 22,000. Berners-Lee is dedicated to keeping the Web open as a public good. He now works at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he heads the World Wide Web Consortium, a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing standards, protocols and new software for the Web.