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Social, Technical and Economic Consequences of the Internet Evolution

Vinton G. Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google, Inc. (Sep 25, 2007 at Dickinson College, Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues) Each year the Priestley Award, named for Joseph Priestley, a Pennsylvania scientist, scholar and friend of Dickinson College who discovered oxygen, brings to campus a distinguished scientist to be honored for discoveries that contribute to the welfare of humankind. This year Vinton Cerf received the Priestley Award for his key technical and managerial roles in the creation of the Internet, in particular, for leading the development of the TCP/IP protocols. During his lecture Cerf discussed new Internet products and services that may be appearing over the next decade and explored the business consequences of dramatic changes in the economics of computing, networking and international demographics. The event was co-sponsored by The Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues and the mathematics and computer-science departments.
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