+ Irish, not British
I stand corrected...Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, OM, KBE, FRS, FREng, FRSA (London, 8 June 1955), is an English engineer and computer scientist and MIT professor credited with inventing the World Wide Web, making the first proposal for it in March 1989. On 25 December 1990, with the help of Robert Cailliau and a young student staff at CERN, he implemented the first successful communication betwee
he invented the web..or Web...
吴钢g: hah, national pride. I trust you.
peter:I'm Irish! well - I have two passports
吴钢: hoho。you sound British, not Irish
peter: born in Britain, lived/worked in Ireland. father irish, mother Scottish
吴钢: but why speak British
peter: both want independence = and one got it
吴钢: ho. even Scotland wants to break away?
peter: same reason why the Uygurs and Tibetans speak mandarin - colonialism. Yes - and might get it in a decade
吴钢: what's so good to break apart
pete: it what happens when states become to big - the expansion of europe has actually led to more independence claims...scots hate the English - like the Irish and welsh...You think china has problems!
吴钢: it's interesting that except for some Tibetans and Uygurs, the rest of China, 28 provinces/regions, just want to stay, and proud to be Chinese.
peter: of course, and so they should be proud but not every one in the UK is proud to be British
吴钢: poor Britons. what a splendid flash of its empire era - its global times, haha
peter: rise and fall, fall and rise - like the tide, that what empires do best...Anyway, must do some work