from the looks-good-on-a-resume dept.
sandalwood writes "Tim Berners-Lee has been promoted to Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire for coming up with that 'intarweb' thing we all use. Characteristically modest, he said that he was an ordinary person who created something that 'just happened to work out.' He will join luminaries like Isaac Newton, Francis Drake, and... Mick Jagger."
I consider a new device or technology to have been culturally accepted when
it has been used to commit a murder.
-- M. Gallaher