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An Audience with Internet Pioneers

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For computer science students at UCLA, COVID-19 has had one silver lining: the opportunity to interact with multiple Internet Hall of Fame inductees via Zoom during class. 2021 Internet Hall of Fame inductee's ...

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Finding Where Public Policy and User Security Meet

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A 2019 Internet Hall of Fame inductee wants to see the Internet continue to facilitate user-friendly innovations.  A native of Togo, Adiel Akplogan helped establish his country’s first TCP/IP connection in the...

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Vint Cerf's Plan to Bring the Internet to Space

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Vint Cerf wants to bring the Internet to the stars – literally.  Part of the Internet Hall of Fame’s inaugural class, Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols. Since 2005, he has been a vice president and “...

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Doug Comer Expects Internet to Become More Reliable, Ubiquitous

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When it comes to the future of the Internet, Doug Comer has moved past hope...and on to expectation. A 2019 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Comer wrote the first series of textbooks explaining the...

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Dennis Jennings and the History of NSFNET

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A personal discovery in the middle of a meeting is partially responsible for the forerunner of the modern Internet’s commercialized core.   A 2014 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Dennis Jennings was the first Program Director for Networking at the U.S. National Science Foundation and...

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Larry Irving Voices Concern as Digital Divide Becomes Politicized

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Larry Irving still just wants everyone to have equal access to the Internet.  A 2019 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Irving served for seven years as administrator of the National Telecommunications and...

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Lasting Impact of Suguru Yamaguchi

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Sugaru Yamaguchi’s fingerprints are all over the web, all over the world.  Inducted posthumously to the Internet Hall of Fame in 2019, Yamaguchi was a founding member of...

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Brewster Kahle: Digital Librarian on a Mission

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Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive, is a digital librarian with a mission to...

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Lingering Threat of Internet Silos Concerns NSFNET Pioneer

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Elise Gerich is not interested in information silos, thanks. A 2019 inductee to the Internet Hall of Fame, Gerich was a key player in the launch of the National Science Foundation’s...

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The Future of Network Security Concerns

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Add Michael Stanton to the list of Internet Hall of Fame inductees concerned about the future of network security.  A 2019 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Stanton played a key role in the development...

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