Dan Lynch interviews Vinton Cerf – Founding Internet Father: Interop 2011

Vinton Cerf

Vinton Cerf

It’s always a treat when you get to hear from one of the people that helped create the  we use today. Vinton Cerf is one of those people. If it wasn’t for his efforts (along with Bob Kahn), we might not have the infrastructure that is around today.

Another legend in his own right, Dan Lynch is the founder of , and in his own words, “Retired Bum”. The two sat down to talk technology, history and more.

Vinton talks about his time now at . He mentions how ambitious the kids there are. He concludes with “It is a good for me if I can make two 26 year-olds tired”.

The two also discuss ARPANET. Vinton gives Dan a of the original cable on a plaque. Dan quips back by mentioning that he gave Vinton the to begin with.

The following is (what I feel) the best part of the keynote on Tuesday.

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