Internet Hall of Fame 2013 (Page 1 of 3)

2013 Internet Hall of Fame Inductee Interviews: Bert Wijnen

presented by Bert Wijnen

I got involved in a work­ing group called as SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol). And I got very much involved, imple­ment­ed all the ver­sions that actu­al­ly were ever thought of, even those that were not pub­lished.

2013 Internet Hall of Fame Inductee Interviews: Dave Farber

presented by Dave Farber

In some sense my aca­d­e­m­ic chil­dren became some of the fathers of the Internet. It’s why some peo­ple mum­ble that I’m the grand­fa­ther of the Internet.

2013 Internet Hall of Fame Inductee Interviews: Stephen Wolff

presented by Stephen Wolff

Anything that is vital and liv­ing and grow­ing, there’s always going to be tur­bu­lence. It’s always going to be going off in many direc­tions, sev­er­al of which are bound to be wrong, some of which are going to be right. So I think the Internet is still a work in progress. And that’s a very good thing.

2013 Internet Hall of Fame Inductee Interviews: Andrew Sullivan

presented by Andrew Sullivan

My big con­cern right now actu­al­ly has to do with the ten­den­cy of peo­ple to want to reg­u­late it. So, the Internet is most­ly suc­cess­ful because of the abil­i­ty of peo­ple to do what­ev­er they want. That is, inno­va­tion hap­pens wher­ev­er you are. You can just add things to it and so on, and nobody’s in charge. And that’s scary for a lot of peo­ple who want to run things.

2013 Internet Hall of Fame Inductee Interviews: Scott Bradner

presented by Scott Bradner

Scott Bradner: I got my first email account on the ARPANET in 1972, and have had con­tin­u­ous email con­nec­tiv­i­ty since then. In the mid-1980s, opened up the ARPANET and then lat­er on the TCP/IP net­works to the Harvard campus—I work at Harvard University. Put in the Harvard core cam­pus net­work in that time­frame. I was the head …read the full tran­script.

JCR Licklider’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech (Posthumous)

presented by JCR Licklider

He would say to you that you are all wrong and that he nev­er should have been cho­sen to receive this award. He was a fair­ly hum­ble guy and would sit here—and it’s been a recur­ring theme—he would begin nam­ing the names of all the peo­ple who real­ly did the work. And he would sort of just say, I was there.”

Qiheng Hu’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech

presented by Qiheng Hu

This hon­or for me is too high. At this excit­ing moment, my sin­cere grat­i­tude first of all goes to the ini­tia­tors and cre­ators of the great Internet, which has changed and is chang­ing the world, includ­ing my coun­try.

Aaron Swartz’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech (Posthumous)

presented by Aaron Swartz

Aaron fought tire­less­ly to make infor­ma­tion free, and keep the Internet free, and to make aca­d­e­m­ic research avail­able for free, among oth­er things.

Stephen Kent’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech

presented by Stephen Kent

It occurred to me belat­ed­ly that I real­ly should just tweet my accep­tance speech. Except I don’t have Twitter account, so that makes it hard­er.

Stephen Wolff’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech

presented by Stephen Wolff

At one point, in con­tra­ven­tion of a great many reg­u­la­tions we man­aged, togeth­er, to buy a com­put­er out of project funds. And after a good bit of time, we put Unix on it and got that to work.

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