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Internet Pioneer Vint Cerf Tests Positive For Covid-19

Tech pioneer Vint Cerf, one of the co-creators of the modern internet, has tested positive for covid-19, according to a tweet Cerf sent out Monday morning. The 76-year-old tweeted out a clip from HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver about the U.S. response to the global pandemic. Read More >>

The Web’s Creator Now Wants to Unfuck It

The web is a little fucked up right now. Some governments are spying on civilians, others block specific websites, and companies like Amazon have a stranglehold on the cloud services business. But what if we could create a decentralised web, with more privacy, less government control, and less corporate influence? Read More >>

Internet Pioneer Has a Plan to Future-Proof Computers

Back in the 1970s, Vint Cerf was one of the engineers working on ARPANet, the early military predecessor to the internet, and consequently he's often referred to as one of the founders of the internet. These days, the decidedly father-figure-esque Cerf still cares about the network he helped create; specifically, saving digital information for posterity. Read More >>

Vint Cerf: “Privacy May Actually Be an Anomaly”

Vint Cerf, Google's chief internet evangelist, is famous for having some, um, strong views. He's just unleashed a cracker, though: he thinks that "privacy may actually be an anomaly." Read More >>