Tagged Content

Tagged with In Their Own Words

Klaas Wierenga Facilitates Research on the Road

Blog entry

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 ...

More

The Transformation of the Internet

Blog entry

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...

More

Why Measuring the Internet Matters

Blog entry

Measuring the Internet is not exactly an easy task for Kimberly "kc" Claffy, a 2019 Internet Hall of Fame inductee.  The founder and director of the Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis and a resident research scientist at the University of California - San Diego’s Supercomputer Center, Claffy...

More

The Origins of the Ubiquitous 'Surfing the Internet'

Blog entry

The librarian who coined the phrase “surfing the net” will be the first to tell you that navigating the Internet is nowhere near as easy as changing the channel.  A 2019 Internet Hall of Fame inductee, Jean Armour Polly ...

More

Bringing the Internet Into the Classroom

Blog entry

International and long distance education collaboration has come a long way since Yvonne Marie Andres’ first foray in project-based learning.  A 2017 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Andres was one of the...

More

Ermanno Pietrosemoli: Commercial Interests Threaten Early Internet's Social Goals

Blog entry

Although he wants to see continued expansion of Internet connectivity, Ermanno Pietrosemoli does not want it to be dictated by commercial interests.  A 2017 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Pietrosemoli is one...

More

The Real Internet Divide

Blog entry

Since the Internet became commercialized in the 1990s, we’ve heard about the digital divide between those who have access and those who don’t.  But today, Internet Hall of Fame inductee Nabil Bukhalid says he is more...

More

'Digital Natives' Keep Internet's Future Bright

Blog entry

To Ira Fuchs, the future of the Internet is bright.  A 2017 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Fuchs is a co-founder of BITNET, a cooperative network between the City...

More

Tracy LaQuey Parker's Hopes for the Internet's Future

Blog entry

Although she is keenly aware that the Internet has become more complicated over the years, Tracy LaQuey Parker is hopeful that hack attempts can eventually become a thing of the past.  While at the University of Texas,...

More

Ed Krol's 'Whole Internet' is a 'Book of the Century'

Blog entry

Although Ed Krol had many storied technical accomplishments during his 30-plus year career at the University of Illinois, the award he is most proud of is having one of his books named one of the New York Public Library’s “Books of...

More