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    Science & Technology

    Internet visionary

    By Mason Jones and Christopher Palmer
    Mason Jones and Christopher Palmer
    Published: Sept. 30, 2009

    Bob Taylor was the first project manager and person most responsible for the creation of the first national network – the ARPAnet – which is universally regarded as the precursor to today’s Internet. John Markoff, technology writer for The New York Times, talks with alumnus Taylor about computing, the Internet and its impact on communications and our society.

    The 1910 Society Lecture Series kicks off the Graduate School’s 100-year celebration and is co-sponsored by the Dell Distinguished Lecture Series and the Department of Computer Science.

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      Gary said on March 22, 2011 at 10:58 p.m.
      Outstanding information from a true internet pioneer. Bob's insights were spot on for many things that we take for granted every day... Make's one wish he would come out of retirement and once again create a vision for the future of the internet.
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      Graduate School centennial: Celebrating with our alumni and friends said on Oct. 30, 2009 at 6:10 p.m.
      [...] set of four lectures by distinguished Graduate School alumni, was launched in September 2009 with a talk by Bob Taylor, one of the founders of the Internet, who got his master’s degree at UT. The next three lectures [...]
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