Be conservative in what you do, be liberal in what you accept from others.
Being in the limelight has its minuses.
The Internet works because a lot of people cooperate to do things together.
Corporate documents, like football game plans, are not easily drafted in a stadium, with thousands of very interested fans participating, each with their own red pencil, trying to reach a consensus on every word.
Group discussion is very valuable; group drafting is less productive.
In a chemistry class there was a guy sitting in front of me doing what looked like a jigsaw puzzle or some really weird kind of thing. He told me he was writing a computer program.
Another aspect of our work is multimedia teleconferencing.
A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A route indicates how we get there.
I think they called me the closest thing to a God of the Internet.
The world wide web has really been quite spectacular and not something I would have predicted.
There was one issue on which there seemed to be almost unanimity: the Internet should not be managed by any government, national or multinational.
I also administer the Internet Assigned Names Authority, which is the central coordinator for the Internet address space, domain names and Internet protocol conventions essential to the use and operation of the Internet.
Then I started graduate school at UCLA. I got a part time research assistant job as a programmer on a project involving the use of one computer to measure the performance of another computer.
Everyone should have ten megabits and then the web will be a wonderful thing.
I got involved when I was a graduate student at UCLA when UCLA was the first site on the net.
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