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

Recent data from the FCC shows that more than two-thirds of people living in rural tribal lands currently lack sufficient internet access. This is nearly 30 percentage points higher than the rate for the rest of rural America.

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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