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Vint Cerf Explains Project to Stem "Bit Rot"

By Hatti Hamlin "Your digital images, videos and documents may rot away if you can no longer run the application software that helped you create them." Vint Cerf worries about a digital Dark Age. Interviewed by NPR host Bob Garfield…
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Marty Cooper & Bob Kahn receive ITU 150 Award

By Hatti Hamlin Marconi Fellows Bob Kahn and Marty Cooper are headed to Geneva for the ITU's celebration of the 150th anniversary. They'll be receiving awards May 17th along with Bill Gates, Ken Sakamura, Mark Krivocheev and Thomas Wiegand.…
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Joe Lechlieder, whose DSL is now in 500M homes

By Hatti Hamlin Marconi Fellow John Cioffi always gave credit to Joe Lechleider of Bellcore for being first to imagine what became DSL. Steve Lohr wrote in Lechleider’s recent New York Times obiturary. "Mr. Lechleider contributed a key…
Martin Cooper
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Marty Cooper and Jessica Rosenworcel: Here's How to Expand Wireless Spectrum

Marconi Fellow Marty Cooper and FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel wrote an article for the San Jose Mercury News urging "a contest to spur innovation to improve spectrum efficiency.,, The first person who finds a way to make spectrum use…
Avi Galil
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Zvi Galil: Proving Grounds for a New Model for Higher Education

Marconi Board Member Zvi Galil, Dean at the Georgia Tech College of Computing, makes the case that online learning, developed properly, can result in learning attainments fully the equal of in-person classes—but doesn't necessarily think that…
David D. Clark
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Dave Clark: Congestion is at Interconnections, Not ISP Core

Dave Clark of MIT is in the Internet Hall of Fame for his pioneering work. Recently, he has been examining major ISP networks to see where the bottlenecks are. His findings may surprise some people given all the talk of congestion and problems.…
Vint Cerf
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Vint Cerf: We owe to ourselves and to those who will follow us: improving the safety and security of the Internet while preserving its freedoms

Istanbul, September 1. At the Internet Governance Forum, Marconi Fellow Vint Cerf shared some thoughts after 40 years on the net. He called for "Cooperation and Collaboration on a global scale" in a speech in the style of Marcus Aurelius.…
John Cijoffi
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Here's Vint Cerf

Vint Cerf led a Marconi Webinar August 25th, discussing his panel at the October 2nd Symposium, "Internet 2025 Can we keep it open and evolving?" He'll be joined by Marconi Fellow Len Kleinrock, Marconi Fellow Bob Kahn and Marconi Society Paul…
John Cijoffi
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John Cioffi elected to Internet Hall of Fame + 10 gigabit 8x8 MIMO WiFi

2006 Marconi Fellow John Cioffi was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame April 8. The Internet Society writes, "Dr. Cioffi is best known as “the father of DSL.” It was his research that made the digital subscriber line (DSL) practical,…