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Building the Internet in a War Zone

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When you grow up surrounded by civil war, you tend to ignore the rules and become resourceful.  That’s what Nabil Bukhalid did in the late 1980s and early 1990s with an ad hoc group of colleagues at American University of...

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Fifth Internet Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Set for September in Costa Rica

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The Internet Hall of Fame will once again celebrate Internet history this September when it inducts 11 more individuals who have helped to advance the Internet and made it more accessible to people around the world. The Internet Hall of Fame’s fifth inductee class will be announced at a ceremony...

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Jianping Wu: The Internet Keeps Evolving in Surprising Ways

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The Internet’s ongoing global growth continues to surprise one of China’s tech pioneers.  For the last 25 years, Jianping Wu has helped facilitate the design and development of ...

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Fostering Connections Among the Isolated

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Craig Partridge does not see the Internet’s openness as a bad thing at all.            A three-time graduate of Harvard University, Partridge designed how email is routed via domain names and led the team that developed the...

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'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Internet' Author Recounts His Own Journey

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If you ask Ed Krol how he got in to the Internet Hall of Fame, he’ll likely attribute it to luck, or at least fortunate timing. Clearly, however, it was a lot more than that. In fact, it was his early work to make the Internet...

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Four Internet Pioneers Pave Way for Gender Equality

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Tracy LaQuey Parker was a young, rising female star with Cisco in the early 1990s when, in the company’s hospitality suite at an important industry conference with her CEO and several senior male executives, she got up...

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Alan Emtage and the Birth of the First Internet Search Engine

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When people find out why Alan Emtage was inducted into the Internet Society’s Internet Hall of Fame, they wonder why he’s not one of the world’s richest men. He certainly would be if he got even a penny every time someone clicked on his invention. Known as the father of the search engine, Emtage...

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Early Internet Evangelist Translated Computer Complexity For Masses

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Tracy LaQuey Parker had no idea what she wanted to do when she started college at the University of Texas (UT) in the 1980s. What she did know was that “computers were going to run the world, so I figured I better get...

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Remembering Lawrence Roberts (1937-2018)

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2012 Internet Hall of Fame inductee Lawrence Roberts, who was hired in 1966 by the U.S. Department of Defense to design the ARPAnet, died on December 26th, according to his family. He was 81....

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Human Capacity Drives Internet Advancement in Lebanon

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Although he has long been working with machines and code, the human aspect of the technical world is what keeps pushing Nabil Bukhalid to give back.  A 2017 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Bukhalid led the team at the American University of Beirut that initially brought the Internet to...

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