In the meantime, Tim Berners-Lee receives the Turing award.
What's that side note supposed to mean?
Of course you can read a lot more into it, just look at the current state of affairs.
Both Kay and Berners-Lee deserve their Turing awards. Both have had good and influential ideas. Ideasthat have taken a life of their own and didn't quite turn into what they imagined, at least not in the mainstream.