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Internet Pioneer Asserts that Monitoring Growth in Connectivity is Key

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If you ask Bob Metcalfe, connectivity is key.  As part of the ...

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A Place for Innovation: Klaas Wierenga's Internet Hopes

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One 2019 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame did not expect to go global quite so quickly.  In the early 2000s, while pursuing studies and research opportunities abroad, Klaas Wierenga developed ...

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Larry Irving Predicts Digital Inequities Slated to Worsen

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Despite Larry Irving’s dogged efforts to ensure Internet access for minorities and the impoverished, digital equity remains an uphill battle.  “Four-and-a-half billion people are connected to the Internet, and most Americans are connected,”...

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Inductee Hopes for New, Affordable Infrastructure for High-speed Networks

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There are a lot more people, platforms, and devices connected to the web than Jianping Wu could have imagined 25 years ago.   For more than 25 years, Wu, a 2017 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, has led the design,...

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How to Build Collaborative Teams – On the Net and in Life

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Elise Gerich retired in 2018 from a 30-year career in networking that led to her induction in the fall of 2019 into the Internet Hall of Fame. Her success in multiple areas of Internet science – from her leadership at the...

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Lasting Impact of the Internet

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Nabil Bukhalid sees the Internet as a major disruptor, although he’s not quite sure how to label it.  While at the American University of Beirut, the 2017 Internet Hall of Fame inductee led the computing and networking team...

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Internet Evangelist Turns Amateur Genealogist

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Jean Armour Polly, retired from working as a public librarian and Internet evangelist, continues to provide folks with information in a very personal way. She volunteers at a local Rescue Mission Thrifty Shopper,...

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Leveraging the Internet for Solutions

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As the Internet becomes more globally accessible, Yvonne Marie Andres would like to see it used more for preventing problems than creating new ones. A 2017 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Andres was one of...

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Klaas Wierenga Facilitates Research on the Road

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Traveling scholars can thank Klaas Wierenga for making their research efforts a little easier while on the road.   A 2019 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Wierenga developed ...

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The Transformation of the Internet

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A 2019 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame fully expects web giants to be part of the campaign trail in the next election cycle.  Larry Irving was Assistant Secretary of Commerce during President Clinton’s administration...

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