Archive for the ‘Internet Power’ Category

I was just hoping to pay a little tribute to the Heroes of the Internet by just reminding their great names of all Of’ em. They were plenty but I filtered them to  Eight, Internet the place where the you can have a great appetite for the year long history, Roam the world, Stay Connected, this all happened with the efforts of the all of them.

From it’s birth in the lab of Tim Berners, to its evolution with the WWW its has got the world inside now.


It is like a gold mine which is never ending, and with the passing time the craziest ideas in the human minds made this god gift, adorable to human beings.

To start with the list, Undoubtedly on 1st is

1.Sergey Brin and Larry Page– Google Inc.

Google-Tax InfusionGoogle co-founders Larry Page, left, and Sergey Brin are seen at company headquarters in this file photo taken Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, in Mountain View, Calif.  After cashing in 9 million shares valued a $3.6 billion in 2008, It has been valued the top brand of this year and the leading the search arena it was first launched in Stanford university and was on net on 1997  and Roaring aloud from then.

2. Jerry Yang and David Filo Yahoo! Inc.


Launched in 1994 by the engineering graduates by realizing the potential and developing a portal.

3. Bill gates- Microsoft! inc.


The person With the record of being the richest person of the world for 15 consecutive years. William Henry “Bill” Gates III, is an American business magnate, philanthropist, the world’s third richest person (as of February 8, 2008), and chairman of Microsoft, the software company he founded with Paul Allen. He founded it in 2000.

4. Jimmy Wales – Wikipedia

jimmy-walesHe founded a free and open content encyclopedia in 2001, Which evolved a new phase of online information storing for the better classification of knowledge on global level.

5. Pierre Omidyar – eBay!


He wrote the code for the first successful online auctioning marketplace that connects buyers and sellers in the age of 26.

6.  Sir Tim Berners-Lee – World Wide Web


Establishing the first successful connection between the Http client and server on 25Th December 1990, founder of World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

7. Jon Postel – Internet Pioneer


He was their from the beginning from the creation of TCP/IP, SMTP, DNS and all the early protocols. He was the editor of the Request For Comment(RFC) document series, and for administering the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority until his death.

8. Matt Mullenweg – WordPress


If it weren’t for Matt Mullenweg creating WordPress, I would not have been here writing at this blog and you all wouldn’t have been reading this article.

He is also the founder of Automattic, the business behind WordPress as well as famous spam fighter, Akismet.

Some more name are:

Linus Torvalds – Linux

Steven Paul Jobs – Apple Inc.

Chad Hurley and Steve Chen – YouTube

Jeff Preston Bezos – Amazon

Marc Andreessen – Netscape

This list is not over, INTERNET is the Building that is due to the great efforts of many people who have raised him from the child. I salute them all for their commendable and marvelous job. Hats off to you.