Past, Present, and Future
Where Technology, Policy, and Money Collide
Location: Zoom (although a handful of volunteers will be in-person to help us understand issues relating to hybrid teaching).
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Have you ever wondered how the Internet came to be? Or where it is going?
Or why it succeeded when competing international efforts failed?
Have you wondered whether it really started as a military network designed to survive nuclear war, or what role Al Gore really played?
Meet the visionaries and pioneers who made it happen, and get a taste of what the future holds... including challenges relating to free speech, privacy, ownership, cryptocurrency, NFTs, 5G, and the metaverse.
Learn from someone who has been involved in the Internet since before there was an Internet!
Part 1: Foundations