Don't Feel Bad If They Turn You Down: Tim Berners-Lee Got Rejected Too

I met Tim Berners-Lee at a conference on "hypertext" in 1991 in San Antonio. The conference organizers had rejected his paper, relegating it to the poster session--usually a spot reserved for graduate students and fringe types. Few of the people who looked at the Web early on regarded it as technically elegant or a brilliant invention.

Don't give up. That is all.

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