Hall of Fame Highlights

Earlier this year, Internet Hall of Famer Dr. Doug Van Houweling explained in a video how, back in the 1980s, he created the network that ran the NSFNet – the foundation on which...


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Van Houweling Talks About Working In Defiance of Abundant Skeptics

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Dr. Douglas Van Houweling and his team at the University of Michigan scaled the original ARPAnet technology so that it could be used to establish today’s Internet.


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In a recent ‘CBS This Morning’ segment, Walter Isaacson, author of “The Innovators,” which was released on October 7, 2014, discusses collaboration, and it’s important role in innovation. In his book, which focuses on the men and women who helped create the Internet and computer, he mentions 26 of our Internet Hall of Fame inductees. Can you guess which ones?

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The Fraunhofer audio team that helped to develop MP3 (from left): Harald Popp, Stefan Krägeloh, Hartmut Schott, Bernhard Grill, Heinz Gerhäuser, Ernst Eberlein, Karlheinz Brandenburg und Thomas Sporer (Picture: Fraunhofer IIS/Kurt Fuchs).