Henning Schulzrinne

2013 Internet Hall of Fame Interviews: Henning Schulzrinne

in Internet Hall of Fame 2013

We’ve designed sys­tems not real­ly well antic­i­pat­ing the kind of users that would real­ly use them, think­ing that they would—or maybe not even thinking—that they would be used in the same way that they were in the 1980s and 1990s. 

Henning Schulzrinne’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech

in Internet Hall of Fame 2013

The sec­ond phase is nobody cared. That’s a real­ly good thing. Because you can actu­al­ly do engi­neer­ing work with­out hav­ing grand ambi­tions or hav­ing lots of peo­ple, say at oth­er stan­dards orga­ni­za­tions, sud­den­ly get inter­est­ed. They did­n’t know what was hit­ting them.