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.
In a recent video interview, Tadao Takahashi reflects on building the Brazilian Internet and the role the Internet now plays as a "tool for both good and bad.”
How to Fix What's Gone Wrong With the Internet
Originally hoped to facilitate the free flow of information, the Internet has fallen short of that lofty goal according to a recent column.