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: 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.

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.

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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