Physicist Dr Dennis Jennings has become the first Irish person to be inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.
Long known for its buoyant property market and expertise as a financial services hub, Hong Kong could burnish its credentials as a "technology town" after the staging of two events that celebrate the past and point to the future of the internet.
Father of the Mouse, Father of DSL among honorees
Each year the Internet Hall of Fame recognizes people from all over the world who have each been instrumental in building and advocating for an open internet.
Steve Huter, who has worked from his base in Eugene for two decades to help build infrastructure for the Internet in more than 100 countries, has been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.
Remembering Lawrence Roberts (1937-2018)
2012 Internet Hall of Fame inductee Lawrence Roberts, who was hired in 1966 by the U.S. Department of Defense to design the ARPAnet, died on December 26th, according to his family. He was 81. Roberts’ design of the ARPAnet was seminal as it established the foundation of the modern Internet.
Internet Hall of Fame Nominations Open 1 January 2019
Do you know someone who has played a major role in the development and advancement of the Internet? On 1 January 2019, the Internet Hall of Fame will open nominations for its 2019 class of inductees.