April 17, 2007
Robert CAILLIAU will take the place Bernd Pollermann who cannot attend the seminar for personal reason.
Robert Cailliau is one of the co-developers of the World Wide Web. In 1990, he propose, with Tim Berners-Lee, a hypertext system for access to the CERN documentation. This lead to the World-Wide Web. Tim had a prototype on NeXTStep. They got together to develop and promote this software. The name «world-wide web» was coined during that period (May 1990).
We are also glad to announce the participation of Bernhard SEEFELD of the Google Geo team
Bernhard SEEFELD is a software engineer at Google and working in the Geo team that is responsible for products like Google Maps and Google Earth. He joined Google through the acquisition of Endoxon December 2006.