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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.

Richard Stallman’s Internet Hall of Fame 2013 Induction Speech

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.

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