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.
Internet Hall of Fame 2013 (Page 3 of 3)
presented by George Sadowsky
After two weeks we were nowhere. And it drove home to me the concept of information poverty in a way that no other experience had.
presented by Gihan Dias
In 2002, I took up another challenge. That is, how we make these computers available for people who do not speak English?
presented by Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder
This is a very great honor and I’m proud, honored, but not so little surprised to be here. But still, even though I’m not a troublemaker, I may well not be an evangelist, but I’m a really really stubborn lady.
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.
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.
presented by François Flückiger
CERN is a place where we try and understand where the universe comes from. And to do that we need technology. This is why we developed the Web.
presented by Richard Stallman
So, thirty years ago if you wanted to get a new computer and use it you had to surrender your freedom by installing a user-subjugating proprietary operating system. So I decided to fix that by developing another operating system and make it free, and it’s called GNU, but most the time you’ll hear people erroneously calling it Linux.