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Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee , OM , KBE , FRS , FREng , FRSA (born 8 June 1955), [ 1 ] also known as " TimBL, " is a British computer scientist , best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web . He made a proposal for an information management system in March 1989, [ 3 ] and he implemented the first successful communication between a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) client and server via the Internet sometime around mid November. [ 4 ] Berners-Lee is the director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which oversees the Web's continued development. He is also the founder of the World Wide Web Foundation , and is a senior researcher and holder of the Founders Chair at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). [ 5 ] He is a director of the Web Science Research Initiative (WSRI), [ 6 ] and a member of the advisory board of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence . [ 7 ] [ 8 ]
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Immanuel Velikovsky ( Russian : Иммануи́л Велико́вский ; 10 June [ O.S. 29 May] 1895 – 17 November 1979) was a Russian-Jewish psychiatrist and independent scholar , best known as the author of a number of controversial books reinterpreting the events of ancient history, in particular the US bestseller Worlds in Collision , published in 1950. [ 1 ] Earlier, he played a role in the founding of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel , and was a respected psychiatrist and psychoanalyst . His books use comparative mythology and ancient literary sources (including the Old Testament ) to argue that Earth suffered catastrophic close contacts with other planets (principally Venus and Mars ) in ancient times. In positioning Velikovsky among catastrophists including Hans Bellamy , Ignatius Donnelly , and Johann Gottlieb Radlof, [ 2 ] the British astronomers Victor Clube and Bill Napier noted "...
Mircea Eliade ( Romanian: [ˈmirt͡ʃe̯a eliˈade] ; March 13 [ O.S. February 28] 1907 – April 22, 1986) was a Romanian historian of religion, fiction writer, philosopher, and professor at the University of Chicago . He was a leading interpreter of religious experience, who established paradigms in religious studies that persist to this day. His theory that hierophanies form the basis of religion, splitting the human experience of reality into sacred and profane space and time, has proved influential. [ 1 ] One of his most influential contributions to religious studies was his theory of Eternal Return , which holds that myths and rituals do not simply commemorate hierophanies, but, at least to the minds of the religious, actually participate in them. [ 1 ]
Jeremy Rifkin (born January 26, 1945) is an American economist, writer, public speaker, political advisor and activist. He is the founder and president of the Foundation On Economic Trends. Rifkin's work explores the potential impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment.
Howard Bloom (born June 25, 1943) is an American author and scientific thinker. He was a publicist in the 1970s and 1980s for singers and bands such as Prince , [ 1 ] Billy Joel , [ 2 ] and Styx . [ 3 ] [ 4 ] In 1988 he became disabled with chronic fatigue syndrome . [ 5 ] Since then he has published three books on human evolution and group behavior, The Genius of the Beast , The Global Brain and The Lucifer Principle . [ edit ] Early life
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Yochai Benkler speaking at UC Berkeley School of law in 2006 Yochai Benkler (born 1964) is an Israeli -American professor of Law and an author. Since 2007, he has been the Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School . He is also a faculty co-director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University . [ edit ] Biography
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Herbert George "H. G." Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) [ 1 ] was an English writer, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary, even writing textbooks and rules for war games. Wells is one person sometimes called "The Father of Science Fiction", as are Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback . [ 2 ] [ a ] His most notable science fiction works include The War of the Worlds , The Time Machine , The Invisible Man and The Island of Doctor Moreau . Wells's earliest specialised training was in biology, and his thinking on ethical matters took place in a specifically and fundamentally Darwinian context. [ 3 ] He was also from an early date an outspoken socialist , often (but not always, as at the beginning of the First World War ) sympathising with pacifist views.
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This is a category of writers organised by genre , in several different senses of the word genre. See also list of authors . Examples of genre categories: Category:Writers by audience : Children's writers etc.