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Do You Believe in Magic?

November 18, 2013

To some it may seem like it could take a little magic to transform Africa into a global Internet leader in the next 10 years. Such doubters should be reminded that 2013 Internet Hall of Fame inductee Dr. Nii Quaynor, who is committed to making that transformation a reality, is indeed a magician.

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Using Mobile Technology to Help Folks Survive Cyclones, Tsunamis and Political Disasters

October 21, 2013

Today, as professor of computer science at the Asian Institute of Technology and director of its Internet Education and Research Lab, Internet Hall of Fame inductee Dr. Kanchana Kanchansut is concentrating on advancing mobile technology.

“Instead of connecting one computer to another, I’m interested in moving nodes, operated wirelessly,” she says. One major motivation for that interest is the violent weather events to which southeast Asia is prone.