Name: Tim O'Reilly
Born: June 6, 1954, Cork, Ireland
Computer related contributions
- Founder of O'Reilly Media (formerly O'Reilly & Associates) and a supporter of the free software and open source movements.
- In 1992, O'Reilly Media published one of the first popular books about the Internet, Ed Krol's Whole Internet User's Guide and Catalog.
- O'Reilly Media also created the first web portal, the Global Network Navigator ("GNN") in 1993; it was sold to AOL in 1995.
"A book is always a dialogue with other readers and other books."
"Apple is in a position they've been in a lot of times before. They're like Moses showing the way to the promised land, but they don't actually go there."