Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). inventor of the WWW uses a . . . - General Discussion Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In inventor of the WWW uses a . . . pfflam Posted: April 15, 2004 10:51AM in General Discussion edited January 2014 MAC Comments Reply 1 of 12 ipodandimac Posts: 3,273member April 15, 2004 11:14AM score one for us! Reply 2 of 12 placebo Posts: 5,767member April 15, 2004 11:55AM And he developed the original WWW on a NeXT box. 2 points for Uncle Steve. Reply 3 of 12 wrong robot Posts: 3,907member April 15, 2004 11:57AM Quote:Originally posted by pfflam MAC ahem...MAC? Reply 4 of 12 ipodandimac Posts: 3,273member April 15, 2004 12:00PM Quote:Originally posted by Wrong Robot ahem...MAC? we'll assume he was shouting it and doesn't think that 'Mac' is an acronym. Reply 5 of 12 dmband0026 Posts: 2,345member April 15, 2004 12:01PM Quote:Originally posted by Wrong Robot ahem...MAC? Yes...I saw it too. You beat me to the punch this time. Say it with me now.Mac = Macintosh, as in the computer.MAC = Media Access Control Reply 6 of 12 defiant Posts: 4,876member April 15, 2004 12:56PM and while you're at it, say what it is too.Now, the real news here is something else: He won an award!Quote:Berners-Lee was declared the first winner of the Millennium Technology Prize, which is provided by the Finnish Technology Award Foundation. ? Berners-Lee, who won a prize of one million euros (£671,064 or $1,209,190.22), now works at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Boston.More power to this man! Reply 7 of 12 cubedude Posts: 1,556member April 15, 2004 4:23PM I believe he was also knighted by the queen of England. Reply 8 of 12 matsu Posts: 6,558member April 15, 2004 6:35PM That's not Al Gore. Reply 9 of 12 ghost_user_name Posts: 22,667member April 15, 2004 7:03PM Umm... was not the internet based on the communication net between US armed forces bases / universities? And was it not "invented" by a large group of people that did not intend it for the purpose that we use it for today? Reply 10 of 12 ghost_user_name Posts: 22,667member April 15, 2004 7:27PM Remember, though:The Internet != The WWW. Reply 11 of 12 ghost_user_name Posts: 22,667member April 15, 2004 7:57PM Oh I see, my bad. Reply 12 of 12 ps5533 Posts: 476member April 16, 2004 6:17AM Quote:Originally posted by pfflam MAC Of Course he does? what else could he possibly use!?!?!??!1/1/1/1?!?!?!?!?!?! PS Sign In or Register to comment.