Internet pioneer Paul Baran gets richly deserved honor

Sep 29, 2008 By Paul Barran

This is a column to brag about Paul Baran, because Lord knows he's not going to do it himself. The guy is a brilliant innovator and a successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur. He's on his way to the White House to be honored Monday for giving us some of the key building blocks of the Internet.



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