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Internet Pioneers to Rising Female Technologists: Find Your Power

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Having survived and thrived through more than two decades of tremendous changes in how women in the workforce are seen and treated, these four Internet Hall of Fame inductees offer their advice for women rising in the technology field today:...

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Trading in Search Engines for the Quiet Life

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Although Alan Emtage was a crucial player in developing search engines and helping the Internet Society interact with commercial players as the Domain Name System was developed, he gave it up for a quieter...

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Q&A with Jaap Akkerhuis

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Jaap Akkerhuis, a Dutch research engineer, was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame for his leadership in the development of the Internet in the Netherlands and Europe. Throughout his career, Akkerhuis has worked with a...

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Tracy LaQuey Parker Champions Innovations in News

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When Tracy LaQuey Parker left her full-time job with Cisco in 2001, she directed her passion towards a few different areas. In addition to raising her two loving sons, she continued to work with the University of Texas. There, she founded the ...

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"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Internet" Author Fears Internet Politicization

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Ed Krol does not want to see politics get in the way of future generations of Internet innovators.  The author of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Internet,” one of the earliest non-technical Internet guidebooks, and “The Whole Internet” book series, Krol helped develop the web’s early infrastructure...

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Inductee Helps Students Use Internet to Assess Forest Health

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While Internet Hall of Fame inductee Yvonne Marie Andrés’ popular “International CyberFair” has become a mainstay for Internet collaboration in the classroom, Andrés has not stopped looking for ways to use the Internet to improve education – and...

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Jaap Akkerhuis: Internet’s Future Hard to Predict

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The explosion of memes, cat videos, and games has pushed the Internet far beyond the initial vision of a global innovator.  A 2017 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, Jaap Akkerhuis, spent time with Carnegie Mellon University’s Information Technology Center, Mt. Xinu, and Bell Laboratories...

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Ira Fuchs: Life After BITNET

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Now retired, Internet Hall of Fame inductee Ira Fuchs, a co-founder of BITNET, still has a passion for communications, but of the lower-tech, four-legged variety: he recently adopted a black lab that he and...

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Craig Partridge: Internet Restriction is Never the Answer

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One of the key developers of the modern Internet’s communications infrastructure says the online universe’s broad reach is not the cause for all of its problems. A three-time graduate of Harvard University, Craig Partridge designed how email is routed via domain names and led the team that...

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Mike Jensen: At the Forefront of Next Gen Internet Connectivity

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When he’s not on the road, Mike Jensen spends much of his time in the Atlantic rainforest of Brazil. He particularly enjoys his time on the coast of Bahia, Brazil, he said, because, in addition to being close to nature and providing great outdoor activities for his three children, Jensen said he...

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