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J.C.R. Licklider

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Posthumous Recipient In 1962, Dr. Joseph Carl Robnett Licklider formulated the earliest ideas of global networking in a series of memos discussing an “Intergalactic Computer Network.” Both well-liked and well-respected, he demonstrated an amazing prescience many times over. His original and far-...

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Werner Zorn

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Dr. Werner Zorn, recognized as a founding father of the German Internet, was awarded Germany’s Federal Cross of Merit in 2006. After earning his PhD in 1971 from the University of Karlsruhe (now Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Dr. Zorn was appointed to head that university’s newly created...

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Kanchana Kanchanasut

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Dr. Kanchana Kanchanasut brought the Internet to Thailand and was actively involved in many Internet connectivity initiatives in other Southeast Asian countries, championing the idea of email, and later the Internet, in that region in the 1980s. She directs the Internet Education and Research...

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Jun Murai

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Dr. Jun Murai is known as the ‘father of the Internet in Japan,’ and, outside of Japan, has also been called the 'Internet samurai.’ In 1984, he developed the Japan University UNIX Network (JUNET), the first-ever inter-university network in that nation. In 1988, he founded the Widely Integrated...

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Gihan Dias

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Professor Dias was instrumental in setting up and running the academic Internet in Sri Lanka (LEARN), starting with Sri Lanka’s first email system in 1990. He led LEARN from 1993 to 2003. Prof. Dias also was founder and first president of the Lanka Academic Network (LAcNet), a nonprofit, volunteer...

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