Hall of Fame Highlights

One of the most interesting historical features of the Internet is that the protocols were—and still are—free and open to anyone to build upon. Anyone with a good idea was (and is) encouraged to make suggestions for new or improved Internet protocols...

In THEIR own WORDS

'Algorhyme' Set to Music at MIT's Lincoln Lab

Spanning Tree graphic

Radia Perlman, the inventor of the Spanning Tree algorithm, summarized it in a poem titled "Algorhyme," (adapted from the poem "Trees" by Joyce Kilmer).

IN the NEWS

“It’s no accident that Iowa, where the first transcontinental railroad began, is now home to a huge data-center industry,” writes Ingrid Burrington in

Internet HISTORY Timeline

Mapping inductees’ defining moments in Internet history.

Nepal Wireless Networking Project

2001

Jimmy Wales launches Wikipedia, now the largest multilingual, collaborative, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project in the world.

  

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