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Marc Andreessen

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Marc Andreessen is an entrepreneur, investor and software engineer best known as co-author of Mosaic, the first widely used Web browser. As an undergraduate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he worked at the university’s National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), where...

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Robert Cailliau

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Robert Cailliau is most well known for the proposal, developed with Tim Berners-Lee, of a hypertext system for accessing documentation, which eventually led to the creation of the World Wide Web. In 1992, Cailliau produced the first Web browser for the Apple Macintosh. In 1993, Cailliau started "...

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Tim Berners-Lee

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In 1989, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, an Internet-based hypermedia initiative for global information sharing while at CERN, the European Particle Physics Laboratory. He wrote the first web client and server in 1990. His specifications of URIs, HTTP and HTML were refined as web...

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Mitchell Baker

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As an instrumental player in the development of the Mozilla project and as founding chairperson of the Mozilla Foundation, Baker helped legitimize Open Source Internet applications. When Mozilla entered the market, Open Source was synonymous with "server software" and "command-line interface.”...

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Tan Tin Wee

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Dr. Tan Tin Wee, an Internet pioneer in Singapore, founded the multilingual Internet domain name system and has been instrumental in its internationalization. In the 1990s under his leadership, Singapore hosted the first Chinese Website and Tamil Website. He has been widely recognized for his award...

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Brewster Kahle

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A “digital librarian” with a mission to provide “universal access to all knowledge,” Brewster
 Kahle is founder and director of the Internet Archive, a free digital library that archives World 
Wide Web documents and makes them universally accessible. Chronicling over 85 billion pieces of deep Web...

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Al Gore

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Al Gore, the 45th Vice President of the United States, was a key proponent of sponsoring legislation that funded the expansion of and greater public access to the Internet. Instrumental in helping to create the “Information Superhighway,” Gore was one of the first government officials to recognize...

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