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2014-08-20 23:10:34

Hear Vint Cerf, Google's Chief Internet Evangelist, talk about Internet governance, privacy, safety and fraud, as well as the future of the Internet during a free webinar on August 25th, 10 a.m. Pacific Time, 1 p.m. Eastern Time. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Vint Cerf, Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist, will lead “Internet 2025: Can we keep it open and evolving?” the fifth in the Marconi Expertise webinar series. The free event takes place at 10 a.m. Pacific Time,...

2014-05-08 23:05:12

Forty years ago, Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn got together in the summer of 1973 and created the first specification for ARPA's inter-networking protocol laying the foundation for connecting networks implemented using different protocols together. Franchise for Humanity, Yámana Science and Technology and many other organizations have collaborated to commemorate this important milestone. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 On May 10th, 2014, Internet pioneers will gather for a picnic at...

2014-05-07 08:38:53

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasas, Inc., the leader in hybrid scale-out NAS for technical research and enterprise customers, announced today that Panasas engineer Marcelo Cataldo has been recognized with the Allen Newell Award for Research Excellence from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon. "This award is certainly a great honor for Marcelo and Panasas, because it not only recognizes the academic contributions of his body of work, but also the...

2014-03-18 23:23:33

Microsoft's Lamport helped build distributed computing systems that work as intended. His innovations have applications for security, cloud computing, embedded systems and database systems as well as mission critical computer systems that rely on secure information sharing and interoperability to prevent failure. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) http://www.acm.org today named Leslie Lamport, a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, as...

2014-01-14 12:29:42

- The artificial intelligence field, in which Minsky is a towering figure, has contributed decisively to enlarging the role of computers - from calculating machines to universal machines - and facilitating more intuitive forms of interaction between people and computer devices MADRID, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The sixth annual BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Information and Communication Technologies category goes to American scientist Marvin Minsky,...

Internet Hall Of Fame Names Its First Inductees
2012-04-24 10:00:49

Brett Smith for Redorbit.com He might not have technically invented the Internet, but that won´t stop Al Gore from being a first-ballot inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame awards program established by the Internet Society, a 20-year-old advocacy and educational organization, announced its first class of inductees, which includes the ex-vice president, on Monday at the Internet Society´s Global INET conference in Geneva, Switzerland. The inductees were...

2012-03-15 13:00:00

Pearl Developed Novel Framework for Reasoning under Uncertainty that Changed How Scientists Approach Real World Problems New York, NY (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery today named Judea Pearl of the University of California, Los Angeles the winner of the 2011 ACM A.M. Turing Award for innovations that enabled remarkable advances in the partnership between humans and machines that is the foundation of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Pearl pioneered...


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