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Internet Pioneer Marvels at Progress of Younger Generations

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Ermanno Pietrosemoli is glad to see future generations putting his work to good use.  A 2017 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Pietrosemoli is one of the founders of the Escuela Latinoamericana de Redes, an...

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Forging Connections and Collaboration on the Internet

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Elise Gerich, a 2019 Internet Hall of Fame inductee, was and remains a builder of connections and collaborations. While perhaps best known for her 2010-2018 role leading the team that registers the unique identifiers that make...

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A Message to Future Engineers: Make Your Own Mistakes

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Jaap Akkerhuis wants to see future generations of computer engineers make their own mistakes.   A 2017 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Akkerhuis spent time with Carnegie Mellon University’s Information Technology...

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The Librarian Who Hated to Type Catalog Cards

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In 1981, personal computers had been invented, but in public libraries, they were nowhere to be seen. Then Jean Armour Polly stepped in. As a librarian in the upstate New York village of Liverpool, she was frustrated with...

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Blazing Trails for Future Women in Tech

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March 8 is International Women’s Day, celebrating the social, political, economic and cultural achievements of women worldwide. That’s why this month, the Internet Hall of Fame is spotlighting three of its most recent inductees who have led the...

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The Internet's Ability to Connect

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A 2017 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Shigeki Goto did not quite expect the Internet to become so ubiquitous. The current president of Japan’s National Internet Registry, Shigeki Goto helped develop the network in the...

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Remembering Peter Kirstein (1933 - 2020)

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2012 Internet Hall of Fame inductee Peter Kirstein, who started the first European ARPANET node with transatlantic IP connectivity, died on Wednesday at his home in London,...

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ARPANET Envy Fueled BITNET Creation

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Envy helped drive Internet Hall of Fame inductee Ira Fuchs into action.  A 2017 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Fuchs is a co-founder of BITNET, a cooperative network...

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The Invisible Internet

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By Leonard Kleinrock Editor’s Note: A simple, two-line entry into an academic activity log at UCLA 50 years ago today helped mark the Internet's rather inconspicuous beginnings – when it was still being developed as ARPANET technology and wasn’t yet available for use by academics and researchers –...

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2019 Internet Hall of Fame Inductees Announced!

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Eleven individuals hailing from six countries around the world, including Peru, Japan, Brazil, Netherlands, Togo and the U.S., have been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame for their pioneering and visionary contributions to the Internet’s global growth, access and security.  The inductees, who...

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