The beginning of the Internet is the story of two large computers, miles apart, sending the message: “LO.” The world has never been the same.
Given that CircleID is about "Internet Infrastructure" it would be remiss if there wasn't a mention here that October 29, 2014, was the 45th anniversary of the moment when the first message was sent between two ARPAnet computers located at UCLA and the Stanford Research Institute (SRI).
A new documentary about the life of Aaron Swartz was released in June this year. It recounts the story of one of the most impactful young talents of the Internet age, and the tragic saga of his quest to make the world a better place.
When Vint Cerf was 15 years old, he abandoned his cello and bow for a keyboard and computer. That was in the late 1950s.
You see that little camera on your desktop or laptop computer? Well, some creep from far, far away may well be looking at YOU through it.
On the eve of Independence Day, a who's who of computer experts say that government control, consumer distrust and corporate greed threaten the future of the Internet as we know it.
In life, Aaron Swartz was a force in creating today's Web, helping write game-changing code in his early teens before turning his attentions to Internet activism.
Mahabir Pun is what the Internet Society calls a "global connector". His perseverance in leveraging the internet to improve lives in remote corners of Nepal saw him inducted into the society's Internet Hall of Fame at a ceremony held in Hong Kong in April.
Marc Andreessen Gets All The Credit For Inventing The Browser But This Is The Guy Who Did 'All The Hard Programming'
Whatever you do, don't ask Netscape cofounder Eric Bina how he feels about inventing the browser ... or the web ... or the Internet.
Linus Torvalds has been given the 2014 IEEE Computer Society Computer Pioneer Award, 20 years after the release of the Linux kernel 1.0 that he developed as a University of Helsinki student in his native country of Finland.