Hall of Fame Highlights

Thirty years ago, a visionary effort by Dr. Glenn Ricart to interconnect the computer networks of all the departments at the University of Maryland, College Park, wasn’t very well received. It was the first time computer networks on a college campus...

In THEIR own WORDS

US Ignite Aims to Increase and 'Democratize' Virtual Reality Access

Student Watches Microorganisms Long-distance

2013 Internet Hall of Fame inductee Dr. Glenn Ricart continues his pioneering work to enable greater Internet access and development through the non-profit, US Ignite. Formed by Dr.

IN the NEWS

UN General Assembly

The Guardian’s ‘Chips with Everything’ podcast has launched a four-part series that explores the United Nation’s July resolution that considers Internet access to be a basic human right.

Internet HISTORY Timeline

Mapping inductees’ defining moments in Internet history.

Photograph of Charles Herzfeld

1966

50 years ago this year, Charles Herzfeld approved funding for a computer networking experiment that would become the ARPAnet.

  

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