"The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Tim Berners-Lee on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Tim Berners-Lee on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Tim Berners-Lee on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Tim Berners-Lee on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Tim Berners-Lee on John F. Kennedy
"Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch."
"Web users ultimately want to get at data quickly and easily. They don't care as much about attractive sites and pretty design."
"The Semantic Web is not a separate Web but an extension of the current one, in which information is given well-defined meaning, better enabling computers and people to work in cooperation."
"We could say we want the Web to reflect a vision of the world where everything is done democratically. To do that, we get computers to talk with each other in such a way as to promote that ideal."
"The Google algorithm was a significant development. I've had thank-you emails from people whose lives have been saved by information on a medical website or who have found the love of their life on a dating website."
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