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Glenn Ricart

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Glenn Ricart set up the first Internet Exchange point in 1988. Located in College Park, Maryland, it connected the original federal TCP/IP networks and the first U.S. commercial and non-commercial Internet networks. Later he helped extend that interconnection point to a Washington metropolitan area...

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Robert Taylor

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Robert Taylor provided visionary leadership in the creation and development of computer networking. In 1966 he succeeded Ivan Sutherland as Director of the Information Processing Techniques Office of the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA). From 1966 to 1969, he directed ARPA’s computer...

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Bob Metcalfe

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Dr. Bob M. Metcalfe received the United States National Medal of Technology in 2005 for "leadership in the invention, standardization, and commercialization of Ethernet."  He began pioneering the Internet in 1970 by building a high-speed network interface and protocol software between a packet...

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