"Tim being Englishman Tim Berners-Lee... if you haven't heard of him, [laugh], we haven't either." — Meredith Vieira, derping out with Matt Lauer during the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympics.
Meredith, Matt: You guys. You could look it up on the World Wide Web.
Video here, courtesy of Ethan Klapper.
“These are little pixel screens at every seat that allows the creative team here to actually turn the crowd into a giant LED screen,” Lauer later says.
Vieira: “One more thing I don’t understand.”
Hidden Steve Jobs tribute in #OlympicCeremony: Tim Berners Lee used his Next box to send the message.— Steven Levy (@StevenLevy) July 28, 2012
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