In 2013, Elon University's Imagining the Internet Center interviewed Gihan Dias about the role he had played in the development of the Internet in Sri Lanka. The interview took place in Berlin as a part of the 87th Internet Engineering Task Force meeting, where Professor Dias was also inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.
Inductee Gihan Dias Recalls Birth, Growth of Sri Lankan Internet
It takes a community. Especially when bringing the Internet to an entire nation.
At the 2013 Internet Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Berlin, Germany, Gihan Dias recalled the introduction of the Internet to Sri Lanka, his native country, underscoring that it was a labor of love undertaken by an entire community of people.
113,000 Miles of Cable Power the U.S. Internet
A map created by University of Wisconsin computer science professor Paul Barford, in conjunction with colleagues from the University of Wisconsin, Colgate University and network security firm Niksun, is the first of its kind to show all the long-distance fiber-optic cables that carry Internet data across the continental U.S. Though they comprise critical public infrastructure, a comprehensive map of these cables has not previously been available.
Inductee Howard Frank Amasses One of the World’s Largest Sci-Fi Art Collections
Long before DARPA, the ARPAnet and the Network Analysis Corporation, Internet Hall of Fame inductee Dr. Howard Frank was a lover of science – science fiction, that is.
Howard Frank Looks Back on His Role as an ARPAnet Designer
In 1969, Internet Hall of Fame inductee Dr. Howard Frank co-wrote a proposal to design the network structure for the ARPAnet. He didn’t know it at the time, but this work would cement his role in Internet history. Dr. Frank spoke recently with the Internet Hall of Fame about that project, his work in applying the technology more broadly, consulting for the White House, and what he thinks of the Internet today.
Vint Cerf: IoT Likely to Fuel Next Gen Internet Hall of Fame Inductees
One thing is clear. The Internet has improved because smartphones are able to provide access from almost anywhere, and this technology is likely to fuel a new class of Internet Hall of Fame inductees at some point in the future, according to inductee and TCP/IP co-inventor Vint Cerf.
One Second on the Internet
Ever wonder about the volume of communication the Internet enables? One designer, Steven Lewis, decided to bring this volume to life in a representative graphic that shows you that volume in 'One Second on the Internet.'
Inductees Share Favorite Websites, Apps
Paul Vixie: Internet Privacy Is a “Moving, Multidimensional Target”
‘Is the solution to solving Internet privacy technological, social or political?’ This is the question the Internet Hall of Fame posed to inductee Paul Vixie in a conversation that – appropriately enough – coincided with Privacy Day January 28.
From the Internet's Founders, A Warning
Looking back now, some of the Internet's founders wonder if they should have left guidance on how the network should "grow up," according to a recent interview by PRI with inductee David Clark and others.
“We clearly couldn’t anticipate how big it was going to be,” Mr. Clark tells the publication. “Whenever I go back and read things that I wrote or others in the group wrote about planning for the future we consistently underestimated what was going to happen."