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Teus Hagen

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Teus Hagen initiated the Dutch Unix User Group (NLUUG) and the European Unix User Group (EUUG, later called EURopen) and chaired it from 1980 to 1989. In that role, he started the European Unix Network (EUnet) in 1982 as the EUUG dial-up service. EUnet was the first public wide area network,...

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Haruhisa Ishida

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Posthumous Recipient Dr. Haruhisa Ishida introduced UNIX computing and the concept of internetworking to Japan. He served as the first Chair, and one of the founders, of ISOC’s Japan Chapter (ISOC-JP). At the early stages of the Internet, mainframe-derived network technologies like SNA and OSI...

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Linus Torvalds

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As creator of the Linux operating system, Linus Torvalds is a leading supporter of Open Source software. An avid programmer, Torvalds wrote the kernel of the Linux operating system at age 21 from his mother’s apartment in Helsinki. As Wired magazine wrote in 2003, “He posted it on the Internet and...

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Toru Takahashi

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Toru Takahashi was instrumental in bringing the Internet to Japan and promoting it throughout Asia in the 1990s. Considered an Internet evangelist, Takahashi was key to the early commercial development of the Internet in the region and helped to establish several key industry groups that continue...

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