Internet Hall of Fame 2013 (Page 2 of 3)

Glenn Ricart’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech

presented by Glenn Ricart

The first Internet exchange with­out a gate­way in the mid­dle appears to have been in College Park, begin­ning in about 1986, and I was for­tu­nate enough to be at the right place at the right time.

Haruhisa Ishida’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech (Posthumous)

presented by Haruhisa Ishida

He was hap­py work­ing with the peo­ple of com­put­er sci­ence, and work­ing for the Internet or com­put­ers. And this is all that I can say.

Henning Schulzrinne’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech

presented by Henning Schulzrinne

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.

Ida Holz’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech

presented by Ida Holz

For devel­op­ing coun­tries like ours, the Internet is a means of col­lab­o­rat­ing and access to knowl­edge all around the world alike.

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

presented by John Perry Barlow

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.

Kanchana Kanchanasut’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech

presented by Kanchana Kanchanasut

The most dif­fi­cult thing was in order to get involved in this type of activ­i­ty, we need­ed to get finance. We need­ed to get fund­ing. And for us, it was very dif­fi­cult because our gov­ern­ment would not under­stand what we want­ed to do.

Kees Neggers’ Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech

presented by Kees Neggers

It’s of course obvi­ous that the Internet is a huge suc­cess. And it’s impos­si­ble to imag­ine a world with­out it any­more. At the same time, I think the cur­rent Internet is not future‐proof any­more.

Nii Quaynor’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech

presented by Nii Quaynor

I know this hon­or is not for me alone but also for the bil­lions who still do not have the ben­e­fit of the Internet. But I accept it and thank every­one on their behalf as well.

Dave Farber’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech

presented by Dave Farber

I guess I’m sup­posed to say how his­toric things hap­pen, but what I’d like to do is actu­al­ly para­phrase a com­ment that is fair­ly tra­di­tion­al in math­e­mat­ics and was first taught to me by Dick Hamming, that I have done good things (I’m para­phras­ing) because I’ve stood on the shoul­ders of great peo­ple that pre­ced­ed me.

Barry Leiner’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech (Posthumous)

presented by Barry Leiner

Barry had a remark­able abil­i­ty to bring togeth­er diverse peo­ple, orga­ni­za­tions, to help make deci­sions and the plans that became the Internet as we know it today.