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Mahabir Pun Makes Education His Mission

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Mahabir Pun shares his personal story in a short documentary created by Ericsson’s Networked Society campaign.  In the piece, Pun talks about the importance of having a “strong education,” and how, for him, it was unattainable because he lived in a rural Nepal village.  Because of this experience,...

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Schulzrinne Explores Internet's Future

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When Henning Schulzrinne was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame, he took some time to consider the future of the Internet and the challenges it faces, including security, privacy and freedom of expression...

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Esterhuysen Shares Her Favorite Internet Initiative

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When the Internet Hall of Fame asked South African inductee Anriette Esterhuysen to name one of her favorite Internet initiatives, she replied that, “as Africans we care about the Internet, and not only about getting access to it. We also care about how, and by whom, it is governed, and this is...

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Cerf-Baker 'Wired' Retrospective

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Vint Cerf and Mitchell Baker have each played a key role in the development of the global Internet: Cerf as co-creator of TCP/IP, and Baker as the creator of the Netscape software license that helped usher in the open source movement.  They will be bringing these unique perspectives with them when...

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Engelbart's "The Mother of all Demos"

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On December 9, 1968, Dr. Douglas C. Engelbart and the Augmentation Research Center at Stanford Research Institute held a 90-minute public multimedia demonstration at the Fall Joint Computer Conference in San Francisco. Retrospectively called ‘The Mother of All Demos,’ this marked the first time the...

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Internet Hall of Famer Realizes Dream in Southeast Asian IXP

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By Kanchana Kanchanasut It is hard to believe that an old dream of mine has finally come true: We now have a neutral Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in Thailand, which will help increase Internet capacity throughout Southeast Asia. It’s really amazing for me to realize that this IXP, formally called...

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Radia Perlman Shares Insights on Careers for Women and Technology

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Radia Perlman shares her thoughts on women and careers in technology.

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Paul Vixie’s Top Tips for Increasing Internet Users’ Digital Security

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Paul Vixie doesn’t have much hope that the average user can ever be completely safe on the Internet. But he sees some hopeful trends: “The big companies like Apple and Google now are being helpful; for example, it’s nearly impossible to download software by mistake anymore, and that’s a good thing...

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Protocol Wars

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In 1991 Dai Davies introduced Internet technology into the pan-European backbone, EuropaNet, which was originally planned as an X.25 network. This put him right in the middle of the “Protocol Wars,” when engineers,...

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Managing Peer Relationships in Flat Organization Key to Strong Teams

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By Michael Roberts Years ago, building technology project teams was usually done informally. The designated leader did a survey of the organization, followed by recruiting, and it was off to the races.  Today, management expectations of project success are much higher, and there are tailored...

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