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12 People Who Changed The Internet
« on: July 13, 2013, 01:11:15 PM »
Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn

Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn are known as Father of the Internet. Vint Cerf ‘The Father of Internet’ has created the TCP/IP suit of communication protocol together with Bob Kahn.

Ray Tomlinson

Ray Tomlinson, a programmer who is well known as Father of Email. He started message exchange at world level. He came up with ‘@’ symbol.

Tim Berners-Lee

Tim Berners-Lee is inventor of the World Wide Web. He is director of World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) which refines web.

Michael Hart

Michael Hart started concept of ebooks. Michael created the Project Gutenberg and was considered world’s first electronic library that only changed the way of our reading.

Scott Fahlman


Scott Fahlaman gave us the first emoticon. He developed the first ASCII-based smiley emoticon, which is used in email, chat room, private chat.

David Bohnett

David Bohnett founded GeoCities in year 1994 with John Rezner. GeoCities grown up to largest community online. GeoCities shut down on October 27, 2009.

Sabeer Bhatia


Sabeer Bhatia is founder of Hotmail. He sold Hotmail to Microsoft for $400 million.

Larry Page and Sergey Brin
Larry Page and Sergey Brin are founder of Google. They started Google with their own funds, but today their company is at the top. They changed the way of using internet theough their great search engine.

David Filo and Jerry Yang
David Filo and Jerry Yang are co-founder of Yahoo.

Peter Thiel
Peter Thiel is associated with Paypal. Paypal has made online money exchange very easy. He cofounded PayPal and sold it to eBay four years later for $1.5 billion.

Jimmy Wales

Jimmy Wales is founder of World’s largest encyclopedia(Wikipedia). He founded Wikipedia in year 2001

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg is founder of Facebook. He founded Facebook for students to keep in touch with friends.

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