The Internet Society has begun its own hall of fame for the bad boys and girls of the information superhighway.
The Internet Society on Monday released a list of inductees who make up the first class in a new Internet Hall of Fame that celebrates the Net's early geniuses, game-changers, and various people who helped to fund, evangelize, and incubate the global information network used by billions.
Today at the Global INET Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, the Internet Society announced the inaugural inductees into the new Internet Hall of Fame.
Major League Baseball has Cooperstown, Robots have their HOF in Pittsburgh and now we finally have a Hall of Fame to call our own.
The best revolutionaries eventually find themselves hailed in tributes and enshrined in museums. So it’s almost inevitable that nearly 30 years after the official birthdate of the internet, some of the net’s best-known pioneers, radicals, and troublemakers are being inducted into the Internet Society’s Hall of Fame.
The Internet is getting a hall of fame with inaugural inductees that include the fathers of the Internet and one U.S. Vice President.
The inaugural award ceremony for the Internet includes individuals from nine different countries and well-known leaders, such as Tim Berners-Lee, Phil Zimmermann, and even Al Gore.