Hall of Fame Highlights

Radia Perlman doesn’t like computers. But she’s always been a problem-solver. And computers and software proved to have plenty of problems to hold her interest. It was only through a series of unexpected and unsolicited opportunities, however, that s...


Tales from a Woman in Tech

Radia Perlman

Radia Perlman is one the few female Internet pioneers in a field still largely dominated by men.

But, whatever you do, do not call her the ‘mother of the Internet.’ And she wants to make it perfectly clear that she is not a token woman in her field.


The Guardian

Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s optimism about the future of the web is fading. 

The inventor of the World Wide Web, Berners-Lee has said that he views the Internet as an open platform of ideas that reflects society as a whole – the good, the bad and the ugly.  

Internet HISTORY Timeline

Mapping inductees’ defining moments in Internet history.

IHOF Award 


Five years ago, the Internet Society launched the Internet Hall of Fame, and has been archiving Internet history ever since.