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Vinton G. Cerf

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Vinton G. Cerf
"Father of the Internet"

Map of Area
Time Line
Saw his first computer in late 1950s
Got Bachelor of Science degree in 1965
ARPA set up network of computers in four locations and got a UCLA professor, Leonard Kleinrock, to analyze the performance of the project in 1068.
Cerf and Kahn worked to test the ARPAnet once all four systems were running in December of 1969.
Background
Married to Sigrid L. Thorstenberg and met at a hearing aid instrument practioners office
Legally deaf
Born premature
Spent Summer doing advanced algebra problems
Joined Google in 2005
was chairman of the board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ( ICANN ) from 2000-2007
Noted For
He is mostly know as "Father of the Internet"
Noted for helping to develop internet.
What Impact would it have if he never existed?
If Vinton Cerf didn't exist, the internet would definitely not be what it is today; it might not have even existed. He had a huge impact on technology, as well as our lives. Without it, we wouldn't be able to access an large amount of information.
Notable Associate
Robert Kahn was his longtime collaborator
Worked together on TCP/IP, as well as many other technological projects and ideas
Contributions!

Contributed to the development of the internet.
Co-designed the TCP/IP protocol for internet communication.
Helped found the Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons in Fairfax, Virginia
Conclusion

Vinton is still very active to this day, working as Vice president and Chief internet evangelist for Google.
He is all still winning many awards, including the Japan Prize in 2008 and the Lifetime Webby Award in 2010.

Citations
"Vinton G. Cerf." Newsmakers. Detroit: Gale, 1999. Biography In Context. Web. 5 Sept. 2013.

Berke, Jamie. "Hard of Hearing Father of Internet." http://deafness.about.com. N.p.. Web. 5 Sep 2013. <http://deafness.about.com/cs/celebfeatures/a/vintoncerf.htm>.

"Internet Protocols (TCP/IP)." http://web.mit.edu. N.p.. Web. 5 Sep 2013. <http://web.mit.edu/invent/iow/cerf.html>.

"Vint Cerf Biography." http://www.browsebiography.com. N.p., 18 Aug 2011. Web. 5 Sep 2013. <http://www.browsebiography.com/bio-vint_cerf.html>.
Born June 23, 1943 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Cerf left Stanford for ARPA (renamed DARPA), in Arlington, Virginia.
Enrolled in ULCA in 1967
Put in charge of networkMCI
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