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The Real Internet Divide

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Since the Internet became commercialized in the 1990s, we’ve heard about the digital divide between those who have access and those who don’t.  But today, Internet Hall of Fame inductee Nabil Bukhalid says he is more...

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'Digital Natives' Keep Internet's Future Bright

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To Ira Fuchs, the future of the Internet is bright.  A 2017 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Fuchs is a co-founder of BITNET, a cooperative network between the City...

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Tracy LaQuey Parker's Hopes for the Internet's Future

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Although she is keenly aware that the Internet has become more complicated over the years, Tracy LaQuey Parker is hopeful that hack attempts can eventually become a thing of the past.  While at the University of Texas,...

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Ed Krol's 'Whole Internet' is a 'Book of the Century'

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Although Ed Krol had many storied technical accomplishments during his 30-plus year career at the University of Illinois, the award he is most proud of is having one of his books named one of the New York Public Library’s “Books of...

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Internet Pioneers to Rising Female Technologists: Find Your Power

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Having survived and thrived through more than two decades of tremendous changes in how women in the workforce are seen and treated, these four Internet Hall of Fame inductees offer their advice for women rising in the technology field today:...

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Trading in Search Engines for the Quiet Life

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Although Alan Emtage was a crucial player in developing search engines and helping the Internet Society interact with commercial players as the Domain Name System was developed, he gave it up for a quieter...

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Q&A with Jaap Akkerhuis

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Jaap Akkerhuis, a Dutch research engineer, was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame for his leadership in the development of the Internet in the Netherlands and Europe. Throughout his career, Akkerhuis has worked with a...

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Tracy LaQuey Parker Champions Innovations in News

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When Tracy LaQuey Parker left her full-time job with Cisco in 2001, she directed her passion towards a few different areas. In addition to raising her two loving sons, she continued to work with the University of Texas. There, she founded the ...

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"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Internet" Author Fears Internet Politicization

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Ed Krol does not want to see politics get in the way of future generations of Internet innovators.  The author of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Internet,” one of the earliest non-technical Internet guidebooks, and “The Whole Internet” book series, Krol helped develop the web’s early infrastructure...

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Inductee Helps Students Use Internet to Assess Forest Health

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While Internet Hall of Fame inductee Yvonne Marie Andrés’ popular “International CyberFair” has become a mainstay for Internet collaboration in the classroom, Andrés has not stopped looking for ways to use the Internet to improve education – and...

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