Impact of the Internet on Communications

Vint Cerf was interviewed about telecommunications issues and the impact of the Internet on the business of communications and global culture. He also talked about… read more

Vint Cerf was interviewed about telecommunications issues and the impact of the Internet on the business of communications and global culture. He also talked about his past work in the field, his most recent work for Google, and the future of Internet operations and content.

He is vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google. He is responsible for identifying new enabling technologies and applications on the Internet and other platforms for the company. Widely known as a “Father of the Internet,” he is the co-designer with Robert Kahn of TCP/IP protocols and basic architecture of the Internet. In 1997, President Clinton recognized their work with the U.S. National Medal of Technology. In 2005, they received the highest civilian honor bestowed in the U.S., the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It recognizes the fact that their work on the software code used to transmit data across the Internet has put them “at the forefront of a digital revolution that has transformed global commerce, communication, and entertainment.” close

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Impact of the Internet on Communications

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Program ID:
190322-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 19, 2005 | 7:41pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2005 | 6:29am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Dec 19, 2005 | 7:41pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2005 | 6:25pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 25, 2005 | 1:30am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 25, 2005 | 6:29am EST | C-SPAN 1
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