John Perry Barlow

John Perry Barlow’s Usenix 1994 Keynote Address

in Usenix Conference 1994

I hon­est­ly believe with­out hyper­bole that peo­ple in this room are doing things which will change the world more than any­thing since the cap­ture of fire, in terms of what it is to be a human being. And I’ll jus­ti­fy that very broad state­ment here as I go along.

John Perry Barlow’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech

in Internet Hall of Fame 2013

I’m very deeply hon­ored, sur­prised, and grat­i­fied. I am a mem­ber of anoth­er hall of fame, which is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and let me tell you there’s a lot more nar­cis­sism involved.