Internet Hall of Fame
The Internet Hall of Fame (est. 2012) is an honorary lifetime achievement award administered by the Internet Society (ISOC) in recognition of individuals who have made significant contributions to the...
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The Creator of Email has Died
At the age of 74, the creator of email and first user of the '@' sign, Ray Tomlinson, has died today after suffering from a heart attack.
Google boss warns of 'forgotten century' with email and photos at risk
Digital material including key historical documents could be lost forever because programs to view them will become defunct, says Vint Cerf
The Creator of Email has Died
At the age of 74, the creator of email and first user of the '@' sign, Ray Tomlinson, has died today after suffering from a heart attack.
Google boss warns of 'forgotten century' with email and photos at risk
Digital material including key historical documents could be lost forever because programs to view them will become defunct, says Vint Cerf
Jimmy Wales
Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales (/ˈdʒɪmi ˈdoʊnəl ˈweɪlz/; born August 7, 1966) is an American Internet entrepreneur best known as the co-founder and promoter of the online non-profit encyclopedia Wikipedia ...
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Paul Baran
Paul Baran (/ˈbærən/; April 29, 1926 – March 26, 2011) was an American engineer of Polish Jewish extract, who was a pioneer in the development of computer networks. He was one of the two independent i...
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Donald Davies
Donald Watts Davies, CBE, FRS (7 June 1924 – 28 May 2000) was a Welsh computer scientist who was one of the two independent inventors of packet switched computer networking, and originator of th...
Danny Cohen (engineer)
Danny Cohen (born in Israel) is a computer scientist specializing in computer networking.He was involved in the ARPAnet project and helped develop some fundamental applications for the Internet.Cohen ...
History of Wikipedia
The History of Wikipedia formally began with the launch of Wikipedia on Monday 15 January 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger; however, its technological and conceptual underpinnings predate this. Th...
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Jun Murai
Jun Murai (村井 純, Murai Jun, born March 29, 1955 in Tokyo) is a Japanese computer scientist, known as "the father of Japan's Internet". A professor at Keio University, Murai is the founder of J...
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Leonard Kleinrock
Leonard Kleinrock (born June 13, 1934) is an American engineer and computer scientist. A computer science professor at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, he made several i...
John Klensin
Dr. John C. Klensin is a political scientist and computer science professional who is active in Internet-related issues.
His career includes 30 years as a Principal Research Scientist at MIT inclu...
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Glenn Ricart
Glenn Ricart is a computer scientist. He started using one of the original Internet (ARPANET) nodes in 1969.
Ricart set up what was probably the first Internet Exchange point, the FIX (Federal I...
Stephen Wolff
Stephen Wolff is one of the many fathers of the Internet. He is mainly credited with turning the Internet from a government project into something that proved to have scholarly and commercial interest...
Steve Crocker
Stephen D. Crocker (born October 15, 1944, in Pasadena, California) is the inventor of the Request for Comments series, authoring the very first RFC and many more. He received his bachelor's degree (...
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Elizabeth J. Feinler
Elizabeth Jocelyn "Jake" Feinler is an American information scientist.From 1972 until 1989 she was director of the Network Information Systems Center at the Stanford Research Institute (SRI Internatio...
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Lawrence Roberts (scientist)
Lawrence G. Roberts (born 1937 in Connecticut) is an American scientist who received the Draper Prize in 2001 and the Principe de Asturias Award in 2002 "for the development of the Internet"As a progr...
Van Jacobson
Van Jacobson (born 1950) is an American computer scientist, renowned for his work on TCP/IP network performance and scaling. He is one of the primary contributors to the TCP/IP protocol stack—the tech...
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Robert Cailliau
Robert Cailliau (born 26 January 1947) is a Belgian informatics engineer and computer scientist. Cailliau helped Tim Berners-Lee develop the World Wide Web.
Cailliau was born in Tongeren, Belgium....
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Nupedia
Nupedia was an English-language Web-based encyclopedia whose articles were written by volunteer contributors with appropriate subject matter expertise, reviewed by expert editors before publication an...
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Bob Kahn
Robert Elliot "Bob" Kahn (born December 23, 1938) is an American electrical engineer, who, along with Vint Cerf, invented the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Internet Protocol (IP), the fu...
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Lawrence Landweber
Lawrence Hugh Landweber is John P. Morgridge Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.He received his bachelor's degree in 1963 at Brooklyn College and his...
Wikimedia Foundation
122°23′59″W / 37.78697°N 122.399677°W / 37.78697; -122.399677The Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) is an American non-profit and charitable organization headquartered in San Francisc...
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Charles M. Herzfeld
Charles M. Herzfeld (born June 29, 1925) is an American scientist and scientific manager, particularly for the US Government. He is best known for his time as Director of DARPA, during which, among ot...
Peter T. Kirstein
Peter Thomas Kirstein is a British computer scientist who played a role in the creation of the Internet.Born in Germany but brought up in England, he was educated at Highgate School in North London, r...
Vint Cerf
Vinton Gray "Vint" Cerf (/ˈsɜrf/; born June 23, 1943) is an American internet pioneer, who is recognized as one of "the fathers of the Internet", sharing this title with American engineer Bob Kahn. Hi...
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Ray Tomlinson
Raymond Samuel Tomlinson is a US programmer who implemented an email system in 1971 on the ARPANET. It was the first system able to send mail between users on different hosts connected to the ARPAne...