Tagged Content

Tagged with Inductee Profiles & Insights

Meet the Man Who Invented the Instructions for the Internet

Blog entry

Steve Crocker was there when the internet was born. The date was Oct. 29, 1969, and the place was the University of California, Los Angeles. Crocker was among a small group of UCLA researchers who sent the first message between the first two nodes of the ARPAnet, the U.S. Department of Defense–...

More

Unrepentant Hippie and World Networker Randy Bush Enters Net’s Hall of Fame

Blog entry

The network doesn’t spread itself. Humans have to do it. And Randy Bush, a longtime network engineer, has been spreading the internet around the world since the 1980s on his free time, something he considers to be an extension of the radical and progressive politics of his parents and grandparents...

More

Mozilla's Mitchell Baker on Being the Alternative to Microsoft, Google and Apple

Blog entry

Fourteen years ago, as a lawyer for Netscape, Mitchell Baker created the open source license that made Netscape’s code free. It was a fateful event for both Baker and the web: Baker ended up leading a small skunkworks project called Mozilla that was eventually spun out into a standalone foundation...

More

In Vint Cerf's Future, Internet Packets Fall From Sky

Blog entry

Vint Cerf invented the protocol that rules them all: TCP/IP. Most people have never heard of it. But it describes the fundamental architecture of the internet, and it made possible Wi-Fi,...

More