- Lisa Green
Today’s internet is something we frequently take for granted – as if we have always had the power to access a trillion hyperlinked documents. But listening to Berners-Lee makes you consider the time before the web was born. In the 1980s, Tim Berners-Lee was frustrated by the difficulty in unlocking the enormous potential of his lab’s data, methods, devices and protocols. He sought a way to easily share documents and link information and eventually came up with the idea of using the internet to link hypertext documents.