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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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Network Access Remains Important to Peruvian Internet Pioneer

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More than 20 years after helping facilitate Internet access in Latin America, José Soriano still wants to make sure everyone has equal access to the web.  A 2019 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Soriano...

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Building the Wikipedia of Internet Infrastructure

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Dr. Kimberly Claffy has not exactly been taking it easy since she was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame in September 2019. She continues to direct the Center for Applied Internet...

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The Internet Comes Full Circle

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To Jean Armour Polly, the commercial landscape of the Internet has somewhat come full circle.  A 2019 Internet Hall of Fame inductee, Polly was among the first librarians in the country to facilitate patrons’ Internet...

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Internet Pioneer Asserts that Monitoring Growth in Connectivity is Key

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If you ask Bob Metcalfe, connectivity is key.  As part of the ...

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