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The Creator of the World Wide Web.

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.

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Other segments from the episode on February 7, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 7, 1996: Interview with Tim Berners-Lee; Interview with Ron Popeil; Review of Anonymous's novel "Primary Colors."

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