Clifford Stoll

Clifford Stoll

Clifford Paul "Cliff" Stoll is an American astronomer, author and teacher. He is best known for his investigation in 1986 while working as a systems administrator at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory that led to the capture of hacker Markus Hess, and for his subsequent book, 'The Cuckoo's Egg', in which he details the investigation. Wikipedia*

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Clifford Stoll has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Senate Committee. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (2). Most common tags: Online Technology, Computers.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1989 - Present Astronomer, Astrophysics, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Videos: 7

Recent Appearances

  • <em>High Tech Heretic</em>

    High Tech Heretic

    Mr. Stoll talked about his book High Tech Heretic: Why Computers Don’t Belong in the Classroom and Other Reflections by a…

  • Second Thoughts on the Information Highway

    Second Thoughts on the Information Highway

    Clifford Stoll spoke about the societal impact of instant computerized communications technology. After his remarks, he took questions…

  • Washington Friday Journal

    Washington Friday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and…

  • <em>The Cuckoo's Egg</em>

    The Cuckoo's Egg

    Dr. Stoll discussed his book, The Cuckoo’s Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage.

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