Web 'Shaman' Fights His Demons

“[F]or the Web to flourish it needs to remain open, nonproprietary, innovative, free and inclusive.

“‘Oh my God, the entire world is inside my laptop,'” Berners-Lee shrieked in pretend shock toward the end of his speech while pointing to the need to develop new ways to organize and access data.

“He also tried to assure the audience that both commercial and technical concerns could be addressed on the Web.” Michelle Delio reports on a keynote speech by Web visionary Tim Berners-Lee. —Web ‘Shaman’ Fights His Demons (Wired)